12 Clicks To Clarity

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A reminder of a fundamental -- the willingness to ask for and use feedback in the process of communicating with others -- a building block to success.

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12 Clicks To Clarity

  1. 1. Twelve Clicks to Clarity A Reminder of the Often Forgotten clarity results success effectiveness connection A 2-Minute Productivity Booster Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman Conceived, Written & Designed by David Winkelman 1
  2. 2. Can a little reminder ! boost your productivity?! Let’s see.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 2
  3. 3. Let’s talk about success.! When things appear too basic, ! people take them for granted.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 3
  4. 4. What’s obvious seems too simple . . .! too automatic, ! quick and easy.! But achieving ! simplicity is ! rarely quick when ! working with ! human variables.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 4 4
  5. 5. Making what’s simple be easy! usually involves a practice . . .! which takes time and patience.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 5
  6. 6. Expecting simple ! to be easy ! is like expecting ! a child to walk in ! her first month.! WOULD WE EXPECT THAT?! What’s first seen as ! “obvious” is often not.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 6
  7. 7. Success in business requires: ! a) Clarity b) Leverage. ! REWARD INVESTMENT leverage. Clarity is leverage. Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 7
  8. 8. Without clarity and leverage,! effort is wasted.! Sales, profits and sustainability − down. ! (So take nothing for granted.) ! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 8
  9. 9. Big Tip #1: Get Leverage with Clarity! ! Know What Clarity IS . . . and ISN’T. • Clarity is tangible state of mind and body. ! • Clarity is required for consistent, repeatable action. ! • Clarity alone does not guarantee effective action.! • Knowing something doesn’t make you clear.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 9
  10. 10. Big Tip #2: Use this Leverage Consistently! ! Fast Clarity Makes You Valuable • Most people THINK they communicate clearly.! • Knowing something doesn’t guarantee your clarity.! •  Clarity only comes through getting good feedback.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 10
  11. 11. Effectiveness ! requires constant clarity. ! . . . Therefore constant feedback.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 11
  12. 12. Clarity can be created or destroyed in seconds . . .! . . .with it effectiveness and results.! How often do YOU ask for AND USE feedback?! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 12
  13. 13. What could! YOU do! ! ! differently now?! If this has made a difference to you, let others know. If it hasn’t, let me know.! Copyright © 2009-10 David Winkelman 13

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