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It will begin as change. It will end in transformation.

6 August, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In the 1960s and 70s, when young men and women selected healthcare administration as a career, it was as much a calling as a profession.  Either way, it was a job with enormous certainty and security—an industry outlook that consistently touted ample jobs and opportunity for advancement.  Now we are entering a new era.  It […] Read more»

Irony and Hypocrisy On Wall Street and Our Very Short Memory

7 June, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
There is no question that the United States has experienced a deep and profound recession. Some economists argue that our nation was on the verge of a depression when decisive action by the Bush administration and no small amount of good luck halted the plunge and saved us from years of economic pain unlike anything this nation has ever seen. Read more»

Our Greatest Generation: Their Embrace of Collective Sacrifice, Common Good Are Fading Away

18 November, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Last Thursday was Veterans Day. With the exception that banks were closed, there was no mail delivery and some schools took a day off, it was almost an invisible holiday. Apparently we were all too busy to notice....I have freedoms. I own a business. I have a lovely wife who puts up with me, four wonderful children who are all successful in their own right, and two beautiful grandchildren. I am a lucky man. I hav Read more»