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Psychology of Change: Critical Skill for CEOs

10 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What does psychology have to do with Obamacare and healthcare reform?  A lot, actually. Leaders who do not appreciate the ins and outs of the psychology of change will find themselves in deep holes of conflict and deteriorating performance of their organizations. Change is hard, even for the best of employees, which is why you […] Read more»

Nothing Is Getting Done

20 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, D.C. — I don’t usually write about politics in this space.  Today, I am making an exception.  I am in our nation’s capital, working.  That is more than I can say for our national elected officials.  They are playing around, practicing for the mid-term elections. They are aided and abetted by the talking heads […] Read more»

When Times Are Good…

11 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
When times are good, it is easier to lead.  When times are tough, good leaders are the ones who build and retain the strongest teams. Earlier Sunday, as I sat in the lobby of the Chicago Hilton where the American College of Healthcare Executives will commence their annual congress on Monday, I had a chance […] Read more»