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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»

Why Hospitals Should NOT Fly

22 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care published in 2008, author John Nance makes a case that hospitals would do well to incorporate aviation’s best practices into their daily operations. Clearly he was talking about safety, not customer service. Today, airlines continue to offer travelers a safe […] Read more»

Nothing Happens In Life Until Someone Sells Something

13 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“My son just got a great paying consulting job with a major accounting firm right out of college and he is not going to have to be a salesman,” or so said the rather proud mother who apparently didn’t know that Junior would never make partner unless he could sell. A colleague contemplating starting her […] Read more»