Constant Improvement

There is a word in the Japanese language, ’kaizen’ that roughly translates as ‘constant improvement’. It’s a concept that many companies (including Trader Joe’s) have adopted into their work ethos with good reason. Kaizen is an idea, a meme, a seed with tremendous long-term value potential. Think of an oak tree. The entirety of a […]

The Art of Learning (something new)

It’s like I’m a child again, every fragment of my vision glossed over with curios awe.  Learning something new — if you’re sincerely invested in that thing — produces a high unlike any drug you can (il)legally ingest.  The head rush that comes from the conscious focus of following a thread from discovery to repetition […]