Tip #407: Avoid Giving Unnecessary, Confusing or Incomplete Instructions!

On January 18, 2012, Posted by , In communication, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #407: Avoid Giving Unnecessary, Confusing or Incomplete Instructions!

“This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go.”  Unknown Author

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. My recent learning experience with having an MRI reinforced the importance of giving meaningful, clear and complete instructions.

1.  Avoid Giving Unnecessary Instructions

My appointment instructions explicitly told me to wear pants without any metal attachments. Okay, that was no problem. All I had to do was wear pants with an elastic waist instead of a zipper. Unfortunately, I … Read the rest