Kaizen is the belief that small little “stretches” of new behavior over time can create huge changes over time.
When you think of “change” in terms of the language of “stretching” then change starts to feel less scary and overwhelming.
Stretching means you feel (ugh) discomfort – for a little bit of time -dealing with the pain of the unknown and working new emotional and mental muscle groups.
Most people are…
(2) comfy with putting in the least effort
(3) not willing to put up with short term pain for long-term gain.
Not you, right? 🙂
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