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The Kaizen Approach to Achieving Your Biggest Goal

The Kaizen Approach to Achieving Your Biggest Goal

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Albert Einstein

“Compounding is the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.”

Stephen Covey

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”

Kaizen, which means continuous improvement in Japanese was originally developed by Depression-Era management gurus in the US. The Japanese embraced the idea of improving and thriving in small steps, as opposed to working on a BHAG (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal).

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  • We are never done improving ourselves. We need to do certain things daily to achieve and maintain our success. The first steps are not easy, but taking small actions is progress, while not taking any action isn’t.
  • Kaizen is about the 1 percent improvement that we can focus...

Setting a goal is easy, just like marking a date on the calendar. The real challenge is always the willingness to accept what we need to do daily to achieve those goals.

We need to design a system that has to be practiced daily, as the commitment to a process provi...

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.”

When we improve a little on a daily basis, big things occur over time. We need to stop focusing on radical, sudden improvements, as quick-fixes aren’t lasting anyway.

Consistent and sustainable gains are only achieved by small, incremental improvements on a daily ...

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