Posts with tag “kaizen”

Caffeine

October 9th, 2012 | Tools transform energy or effort at some cost. Like, a pulley makes something easier to lift, but requires moving a lot of rope, and a refrigerator or air conditioner generates more heat than cold, but does a good job of keeping them separated. Tools with worse tradeoffs tend to be abandoned, as ine…

How to Improve

June 3rd, 2012 | Mastery is one of the three elements of motivation,1 according to author Dan Pink. We all want to be good at something and get better at it, from sports or video games to our professional craft. But most of us don’t think about whether there are good or bad ways to go about getting better. Act…