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The Customer Is King

4 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The customer is King. That is an immutable truth in business. In healthcare, like every other business known to mankind, we have customers. In business there are two groups of leaders, one that understands and respects that truth and then walks the talk. The other, the one I label as misguided group B, believes, consciously or […] Read more»

Too Many Chiefs

23 February, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians. I have heard that phrase for as long as I can remember. My dad, the owner of a successful retail bakery, was fond of the phrase, especially when his business partner, my mother, began to micromanage his day. In healthcare, doctors, skeptical employees, and union members […] Read more»

Being Out of Work and the Home Office

2 June, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Finding a healthcare leadership job in the new normal economy is tough.  It is going to get even harder as health systems, hospitals and other providers slim down their head counts to reduce costs. [Tweet “Finding a healthcare leadership job in the new normal economy is tough.”] To be competitive – and if you do […] Read more»