What do you do when you feel powerless in the face of forces you can't control? It might be the shift in marketplace for your profession. It might be the environment, or the change in the current political story. It's easy to get emotional and lash out. Maybe voicing your anger on social media on … Continue reading Feeling powerless?
Robert Wachter recently published a book exerpt, Has Technology Ruined the Radiology Profession? The basic idea is that technology, first seen as a boon to the profession of radiology, has actually eroded its value, perhaps to the point of replacing radiologists with machines. It's a cautionary tale, meant to warn the rest of medicine of the … Continue reading Radiology is not ruined, it just doesn’t know what it is
For every problem, there is a solution. In change, there is opportunity. Just because you can't do anything, it doesn't mean you can't do anything.
Well, they might not really be jerks. They might just have questions or they might even be agreeing with you. But under the pressure of presenting, when someone seems to attack your message, it’s easy feel that way and to try to shut them down, interrupt them, or otherwise get around them. At least, that’s … Continue reading Dealing with jerks at a meeting