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Danger by the Bed

19 September, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Many parents will identify with this story: You are sound sleep, your back turned to the edge of the bed.  Suddenly you are awakened with a sense of dread that something really bad is standing beside you.  Something really scary.  There is that split second of fear when you roll over to confront the danger. […] Read more»

Trust and Hope

17 September, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
A hopeful, confident, competent workforce that trusts its leaders has to be what every smart CEO in the United States covets. The key words here are hope and trust.  Hope and trust will produce a level of confidence that is an amazing and powerful force in the workplace.  A service industry CEO recently told me […] Read more»

Empower or Implode

10 September, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Employees are a treasure trove of energy, idealism, and devotion.  In healthcare, they are critical to our success.  They can make or break a healthcare provider.  Pure and simple. Yet, as Fierce Healthcare blogger Thomas Dahlberg wrote last Wednesday, far too many hospital CEOs do not consult with these employees before making important decisions.  An […] Read more»