Today I want to share a soup-to-nuts summary of the executive recruiting process as well as highlight some common misunderstandings.
An interview with Dr. Britt Berrett, FACHE, Director of Undergraduate Program in Healthcare Management at University of Texas - Dallas, an accomplished healthcare executive, and best selling author of "Patients Come Second."
This is the story of Dan. An actual executive who found himself suddenly terminated and the transition he went through to get back on his feet.
Technology is one of the hottest business sectors. The top graduates, once lured to gilded hallways of wall street and hedge funds, are now, metaphorically speaking, going west to seek their fortune.
Technology, investment baking, the law – they all seem to take precedent over some other notable and important career paths like teaching, social service and healthcare.
Healthcare has never been a top destination for graduates from top tier schools like Harvard, Penn or Stanford, which I think is a bit odd.
Which begs the question, which business is harder to manage – a technology company or a hospital?
The Curse of Knowledge makes it hard for you to communicate knowledge or information to less informed people.
Just think of a business consultant with vast knowledge and expertise who is unable to understand how little you know about an issue so he or she uses so many abstractions, so much industry jargon, that you cannot possibly understand the essence of what they are saying.
Candidates for executive positions frequently struggle with this Curse of Knowledge. They stumble in an interview because they fail to communicate impact points in a succinct manner. They do not comprehend how little the potential employer appreciates their career accomplishments or potential value to the organization.
Today John shares some thoughts on our current rambunctious Presidential election and how words have consequences for the nation, our families and our friends.
He shares his experiences as a crime reporter in one of the nation's fastest growing cities and how his experiences helped shape his life today as an executive recruiter.
More importantly, there is an important underlying leadership lesson, so listen and think about your own life.