PreparationPreparation such as a mechanic who carefully lays out their tools before beginning a repair.
PlanningPlanning a task before you begin such as creating a checklist for a maintenance procedure.
DesignDesigning things before you create them such as a software developer who develops a software design before they write any code.
PracticePracticing a task before you begin. For example, rehearsing a speech as opposed to winging it.
CommunicationPaying careful attention to what you say or write to convey your ideas with color and conviction and minimize the chance of being misunderstood.
ListeningListening with intent to understand, including reading the emotion and body language of the speaker.level of care that you apply to a task. For example, a pilot who intensely concentrates when they land an aircraft such that they are immune to distraction.
AccuracyThe degree of accuracy that you include in your work such as a news article that states that Antarctic ice sheets lost "2,720 ± 1,390 billion tonnes of ice between 1992 and 2017" as opposed to "Antarctica is quickly melting."
RiskIdentifying, analyzing and quantifying risk as opposed to making broad and general statements such as "this is risky" or "this is a bad idea that will fail."
RefinementWorking to improve something towards a state of perfection. For example, a designer who views a mobile device as a work of art that should instantly spark passion in the customer.
Inspection & ReviewCarefully testing, inspecting and reviewing your work to find mistakes. This can include a process of feedback or peer review.
TypesThe following are common types of attention to detail including things like preparing, managing risk and accuracy.
SummaryAttention to detail is a talent and a process whereby an appropriate level of care and diligence is directed into tasks and activities.
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The level of care, accuracy and thoroughness applied to a task.