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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

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It Is Not Snowing in Hell….Yet.

26 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
JOHN G. SELF, Founder & Chairman | JohnMarch Partners, Inc. Dallas, Texas Saturday, October 25, 2008 – I just returned from an 11-day trip, visiting clients in Indianapolis, Atlanta, Newark, and Buffalo. As I was driving to my client’s office in Buffalo, it began to snow. For a Houston native who knows more about humidity than winter weather, snow in October is a little startling. It must be a portent of things t Read more»

MEDICARE: Our Fiscal Cancer

7 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
BALTIMORE, October 7, 2008 -- Healthcare leaders who believe that nothing much will change in the way we deliver and fund services should find a copy of the Sunday New York Times. In a two-page frontal assault on this nation’s fiscal mess, former Secretary of Commerce Peter G Peterson and David M. Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, highlight some economic realities that should send a chill down your back. For Read more»

Russian Roulette In Executive Search

19 September, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
A major hospital is ready to make an offer to a prized senior leadership candidate. This is the candidate they want. The other finalist is impressive, but not a spot-on fit. Then the worst possible thing happens. Problems with the number one candidate’s background check. Two arrests. This prized leader was not forthcoming concerning serious issues in his background. How could this happen? How the recruitment pr Read more»