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Clarity First - You

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These are the slides for the 5th webinar in a 5-webinar series based on Karen's book, Clarity First. The webinars are available on www.ksmartin.com/webinars.

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Clarity First - You

  1. 2 Clarity: What it is Why you need it How to get it www.clarityfirstbook.com www.clarityfirstquiz.com
  2. Clarity First Summer Webinar Series 3 www.TKMG.com/webinars + YouTube, Vimeo, and Slideshare 1 2 3 4
  3. 4 COHERENCE PRECISION ELEGANCE
  4. 5 PURPOSE PRIORITIES PROCESS PERFORMANCE PROBLEM SOLVING PURSING ORGANIZATIONAL CLARITY: THE FIVE P’S www.clarityfirstbook.com www.clarityfirstquiz.com
  5. 6 …YOU Organizational clarity begins with…
  6. 7 © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com
  7. CLARITY TAXONOMY Consistently pursues clarity as both information provider and information recipient CLARITY PURSUER Type 1: Intentional deceit Type 2: Strategic ambiguity Type 3: Willful ignorance CLARITY AVOIDER Type 1: Unaware Type 2: Aware; cannot perceive value CLARITY BLIND © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com | pp. 221-226
  8. 9 What is your primary mode of operating? © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com | pp. 221-226
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  10. 11 Clarity First, p. 9
  11. 12 Benefits of Operating with Clarity • Faster to accomplish tasks • Easier to accomplish tasks well • Less psychic energy required • Builds confidence • Builds trust
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  14. Percent Complete & Accurate (%C&A) 1 2 3 80% 95%50% 15 Rework: Correct or Add or Clarify
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  19. Do you communicate with clarity? Do you listen for clarity?
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  23. You have a right—and a duty—to ask for clarity. 24
  24. 25 Primary Modes of Information Provision • Written • Verbally • Non-verbally
  25. 26 © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com Clarity First: Communication Pathways (Chapter 7)
  26. 27 Clarity First: Communication Pathways (Chapter 7) © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com
  27. Write Clearer Emails 28 1. Purpose: FYI or request? • If FYI – why does this matter to the recipients? • If request – for information, decision, or action? 2. Background (Concise! Relevant information only) 3. Repeat “the ask” 4. Formatting – numbered sections, bold topics, use color font or highlighting to emphasize important information
  28. 29 Clear Email Tip #1: State the purpose of the email, then provide details
  29. 30 Clear Email Tip #2: Number your items, include a topic, add space
  30. 31 Clear Email Tip #3: Highlight Actions/Decisions the Recipient Needs to Take
  31. 32 www.clarityfirstbook.com Chapter 6, pp. 168-209© 2018 TKMG, Inc. All rights reserved. P D S A
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  34. Clarifying Questions via Humble Inquiry 35 • Curiosity vs. judgement • Open-ended • What? How? (best) • Who? When? Which? (when needed) • Why? (be careful) • One question at a time • Avoid leading questions © 2018 Karen Martin | clarityfirstbook.com
  35. 36 Mindfulness: The Key to Operating with Clarity Paying attention—purposefully and nonjudgmentally—in the present moment.
  36. 37 THE CLARITY PAUSE
  37. 38 Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation: Clarity First, pp. 276-279
  38. 39 Metacognition met·a·cog·ni·tion: medəˌkäɡˈniSH(ə)n noun Awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes
  39. 40 Clarity and YOU
  40. 41 Y O U M A T T E R
  41. Your Clarity Action Plan 42 1. One thing you will do more of: _____________________________________ 2. One thing you will start doing: _____________________________________ 3. One thing you will stop doing: _____________________________________
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  43. 44 www.clarityfirstbook.com www.clarityfirstquiz.com What could you accomplish with greater clarity?

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