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Graduate Degrees, Professional Credentials and the Resume

13 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note: This is an oldie, but goody. It’ was originally shared in 2012, yet continues to be one of the most often visited posts I’ve ever written.  The use of academic credentials following a candidate’s name is a source of debate, spurred on primarily by those who hold the degrees and want everyone to know. Let’s […] Read more»

Three “I” Categories of Leadership

11 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
What kind of leader are you? If you are a governing board member the question is what type of CEO works for you? In a recent New York Times column, conservative Bret Stephens made reference to a wry Warren Buffet observation from 2008 as Wall Street and Main Street witnessed the beginning of a great […] Read more»

Balanced Leadership

13 June, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Chief Executives and other senior executives who think that the keys to the kingdom of success and job security is to consistently “make their numbers” — revenue, expenses, contribution margin — may want to consider a reset. There are a surprising number of CEOs looking for work who did exactly that, at least for some […] Read more»