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The Precious Gift of Inspiration

20 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Who inspired you, that person who encouraged you to become the best you could be? Was it a teacher? Was it an early boss?  Was it someone you met in a later time of your career? For me it was four people.  It began with a rotund journalism teacher with a flattop hairdo and a […] Read more»

Your Last Day?

17 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting in front of my Western Union teletype in the police press room, a man in his mid-20s trying to make sense of something that made no sense at all – the death of five children in an apartment fire caused by adult carelessness, a mind-numbing indifference […] Read more»

Telling A Story

18 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Why am I an executive recruiter?  That is a question that I am frequently asked, given my background — from being a newspaper reporter and the first director of Hermann Hospital’s acclaimed Life Flight program and national marketing manager for the aircraft company, to running a wholesale home infusion therapy pharmacy and the largest private EMS […] Read more»