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 […]

Honestly…

If I’m being honest, it’s a challenge to be honest. With myself, firstly. Honesty in thought, in action, in practice. Honesty in private. How to be honest? How to know one is doing the honest thing at any given moment? Honest in relation to whom? I pick up behaviors from others and emulate them in […]