Monthly Archives: January 2013

Improve something. Now. (Exercise)

Exercise 13: Take the comfort zone you are the happiest with. Find something small to improve. Then improve it. The improvement you are looking after should really be small. It should be something you could change tomorrow. Then make this

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Make a list of your comfort zones

Exercise 12: Make a list of your comfort zones. Look at all aspects of your life, family, friends, job, etc. to identify these comfort zones. Describe each item on the list with three or four sentences. Before doing this exercise

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Comfort Zones are a Dangerous Game

If you are in a comfort zone and stay in it, you risk losing everything. I want to give two examples for that. Look back at the job promotion example from the pull principle discussion. If you have reached a

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Apple, Google, and the Evolution of Technology

Let us discuss an example for continuous improvement which may surprise you: The iPhone. The world of smart phones seemed rather well understood. Then Apple came, took a lot of ingredients that already existed (smart design, an operating system which

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Continuosly improve. Towards perfection.

Continuous improvement is the last corner stone of Lean Self. As long as you are in a situation you are not happy with, this may sound trivial. Furthermore, you have read about until Lean Self until know. So we may

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