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Is This The Job You Want?

19 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
A note to graduate students in healthcare administration:  The career and the career progression you thought you would have are probably not going to happen the way you envisioned it. Consider this scenario:  Dan landed his dream job at age 47. He was CEO of a multi-hospital health system located in a medium-sized metro area. […] Read more»

Thinking Out Loud: The Career You Thought You Were Going to Have

15 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As I prepare for my speech to the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley at Villanova on Thursday night, I find myself thinking out loud with my team, sharing ideas for brand management in a new healthcare environment. One of the more radical perspectives being discussed is that the young healthcare management graduate students […] Read more»

Humbled By Connectivity

28 November, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
A couple of years ago I lectured to graduate students at a major university on career strategies and personal brand management. As the students entered the lecture hall, a significant number opened their laptops. I told my son who is a graduate student (SMU) that they thought enough of my lecture that they were taking notes. He laughed. Out loud. Read more»