December 2018

Fine Needle Aspiration - describing the experience  #Thyroid #FineNeedleAspiration

Some weeks ago a needle was thrust through my neck in order to obtain a sample of my thyroid for a biopsy. This post describes that experience. My purpose for doing so is to provide insight to others who are about to experience the same. If you are such a person, then you have probably already read about the procedure, so I won’t cover the technical details, just the experience

Why? Why? Why? The why behind my plot.

Many years ago I was identified as a possible Public Service leader of the future. Well, it didn’t pan out, but for a year the government did pay for me to have a personal mentor. This man taught me a lot about leadership and motivating people. One of the big lessons revolved around “why?”. Why should your staff care? Why should your bosses care? Why should your customers give a