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David C. Pate, MD, JD:  My Secrets to Building, Leading a Team

30 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note:  David C. Pate, MD, JD, FACP, FACHE, is the Chief Executive Officer of St. Luke’s Health System, the market leader in Boise Idaho.    Dr. Pate is a graduate of Rice University with a degree in Biochemistry.  He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine.  Following graduation he entered the […] Read more»

Hiring Mistakes and Near Misses

11 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
For a staff level position a hiring mistake is costly but never fatal.  When you start rolling the dice for the C-Suite — the Chief Executive, the Chief Financial or Chief Nursing Officer — making an employment mistake can be painfully costly, even devastating. When you hire the wrong CEO  it can produce a cascading […] Read more»

The “WHY” Question

17 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Why do you want to work here? A seven-word question that is one of the most important that a potential employer should ask. That three-letter word “why” is so powerful.  It is amazingly global because it touches on the culture and values of the organization, the candidate’s value proposition — why should we hire you, […] Read more»