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Are You Getting Depressed by Lean?

When you browse through Lean Management pages on the internet, you may have seen it yourself: reports about small success rates and comments about misunderstood Lean leading to bad consequences. From time to time I sense a level of frustration

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What is a Good Lean Self Tool?

With A6es you have seen one tool for self-improvement already. I discussed this tool first, because it focuses on actions towards improvement. However, this is not the only tool available. In the choice of tools my focus is on simplicity.

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How Often Can You Re-Invent Yourself? 30 Times!

In his blog zenhabits, Leo Babauta mentions that it takes about 30 days to change a habit. That means you can only change one habit a month. That sounds depressingly little. How many habits can you change in the remainder

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Achieve Enough with Less Effort (Pareto Principle)

To my mind, it is impossible to write about self-improvement without addressing the Pareto Principle. Pareto was an Italian economist who observed (at the beginning of the 20th century) that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20%

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Nobody is perfect (Exercise)

Exercise 18: Find three things in your day to day live you are absolutely satisfied. For each of it, find five ideas for improvement. ‘Nobody is perfect’ can be a lame excuse – or a challenge. Click To Tweet For

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