About Clarity Works
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Who Are We?
Kathleen Rich-New is an author, speaker, trainer, consultant, coach, and owner of Clarity Works Consultants. She works as an executive coach for companies, individuals, and professionals in career transition.
After working over 20 years in all five areas of corporate human resources for major companies like Apple, SGI, Nortel, and Brocade, Kathleen founded Clarity Works Consultants. She enjoys using her unique, in-depth knowledge of both human resources and business fields to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive.
Kathleen brings 15 years of experience coaching and consulting for a wide range of businesses. She understands the impact of change on companies and people. Kathleen adapts her content, strategy, and tactics to accommodate each business’s strengths, challenges, and goals.
Kathleen masterfully uses assessment tools like the DISC, 360 Survey, Driving Forces, and the Rich-New HIRE solution to help you understand and enhance the strengths, behaviors, competencies, motivators, and communication dynamics of your team.
Kathleen is the co-author of Looking for the Good Stuff: A Guide To Enjoying and Appreciating Life, which includes relatable stories and examples of how companies transform their culture by changing their focus.
Her second book, Plan B: The Real Deal Guide to Creating Your Business, offers an in-depth analysis of the four standard business models. It provides a practical assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of each business model to help start-ups choose the best model for their business.
Kathleen also wrote a regular column for a regional business magazine called Space Coast Business for over five years. In the column, Kathleen offered insights on trends and best practices in Human Resources.
In addition to her 20+ years of hands-on experience, Kathleen has an MBA in Marketing from the University of North Texas, and a Masters degree in Management in International Human Resources from the University of Dallas. She combines the latest research, technology, trends, and resources with practical experience in human resources and business management.
Kathleen is a full adjunct professor for Webster’s Graduate School of Business and Technology in human resources and marketing.
She is also trained in Appreciative Inquiry from the Taos Institute and is a fire-walking graduate of Tony Robbins’ Mastery University.
When not consulting with businesses, Kathleen offers her expertise to nonprofits. She is a longstanding child and family advocate and a national leader who invests her time, talent, and treasure to serve and protect children and families. Her most recent volunteer experiences include serving on the board for the National Center of Innovation and Creativity. Kathleen helped expand their line of services and grow their child abuse prevention and family advocacy services.