Can You Become a Creature of New Habits?
: "Whenever we initiate change, even a positive one, we activate fear in
our emotional brain. If the fear is big
enough, the fight-or-flight response will go off and we’ll run from
what we’re trying to do. The small steps in kaizen don’t set off fight
or flight, but rather keep us in the thinking brain, where we have
access to our creativity and playfulness." -- New York Times on M. J. Ryan, author of the 2006 book “This Year I Will...”
Take one step at a time. And small steps are best. The tiny, continuous improvements add up, though, and this is actually a very efficient way to just get things done and better in the process. Kaizen