Your own “i-Kaizen”

Excerpt from author Dr. Loren Ekroth of Conversation Matters and other Resources he provides..

How to Make Personal Change Effectively

A real possibility for change is to take small steps. Here’s a great resource: One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way. By Robert Maurer, Ph.D. (2014) Also available as audio book.

This is the Japanese method for getting better [continuous improvement] …

Practical examples are in high quality automobiles like Toyota and computing hardware and software. …

Personal example of Kaizen: Practical tips for shedding weight:

1. Take small steps, perhaps 1-2 pounds per week for 5 weeks.

2. Have an accountability buddy, someone close you report to regularly.

3. Focus on the present: What’s one thing you can do today toward your goal? Example: Eliminate a high calorie drink like soda, beer, or wine. For example, a glass of red wine contains 300 calories, 2100 per week, 8,500 per month. I quit red wine and easily shed 30 pounds in a few months

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