Need For Clarity

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Clarity is required to secure sustainable results. Yet sometimes the lack of clarity begins with the first step of many solutions. Learn if you truly have the clarity you need.

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Need For Clarity

  1. 1. Need for Clarity Falling Leaves Are Symptoms and Not the REAL Problem
  2. 2. Confusion Dilutes Actions <ul><li>People confuse symptoms with problems </li></ul><ul><li>Create solutions for symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>Only to have symptoms reappear </li></ul><ul><li>Costing limited resources of: </li></ul><ul><li>Time, Energy, Money and </li></ul><ul><li>Emotions </li></ul>
  3. 3. End Result A pile of leaves that continues to hide the REAL problems.
  4. 4. There Is a Better Way <ul><li>“ Begin with the end in mind.” Stephen Covey </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the results you are seeking </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure alignment within organization </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Results Do You Want? <ul><li>Personal? </li></ul><ul><li>Be healthier </li></ul><ul><li>Professional? </li></ul><ul><li>Advance career </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational? </li></ul><ul><li>Better working teams </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Is Restricting Your Clarity? <ul><li>Lack of Vision? </li></ul><ul><li>Failure to articulate your Values? </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent goal achievement? </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on your weaknesses instead of talents or strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>No written plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Negative self talk? </li></ul><ul><li>And . . . ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Short Story <ul><li>Have you ever left your written grocery list at home when you went to the store? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul><ul><li>Spent more time, energy, emotions & dollars </li></ul><ul><li>Can we have agreement that a written grocery list has exceptional value because of potential for wasted resources? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, then where is the written plan for your personal, professional and organizational lives? </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Beginning of Clarity <ul><li>Look to ourselves </li></ul><ul><li>A mirror is an assessment tool </li></ul><ul><li>Find right assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Assess what the real problems are </li></ul><ul><li>Establish benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a written plan </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure balance & alignment </li></ul>
  9. 9. Clarity Continues <ul><li>Think of your vehicle </li></ul><ul><li>What happens when one tire is unbalanced? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens when the tires are not aligned? </li></ul><ul><li>Performance suffers </li></ul><ul><li>Result is additional dollars are spent </li></ul>
  10. 10. Clarity at 30,000 feet <ul><li>Determine where potential misalignment may happen </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust solution </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor execution </li></ul><ul><li>Make course corrections </li></ul>
  11. 11. Focused Clarity <ul><li>Begin with Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure Values </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Identify Critical Success Factors </li></ul><ul><li>Write Goals </li></ul><ul><li>List Action Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Secure the Results </li></ul>
  12. 12. About Leanne Hoagland-Smith <ul><li>Leanne Hoagland-Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Results Officer </li></ul><ul><li>ADVANCED SYSTEMS </li></ul><ul><li>219.759.5601 </li></ul><ul><li>www.processspecialist.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.increase-sales-coach.com </li></ul><ul><li>Near Chicago, IL USA </li></ul><ul><li>Working with forward thinking leaders who want to improve their team’s results </li></ul><ul><li>Author of Be the Red Jacket in a Sea of Gray Suits </li></ul>

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