Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well — that’s work. The headaches, the things that slow you down, that’s what continuous improvement is all about.

Bruce Hamilton

Do you have habits or things that slow you down? Are you confident in your ability to break this habit or stop this thing?

We all have things that slow us down. Continuous improvement is about identifying those things and breaking the habit. We make deals with ourselves, saying we’ll do it tomorrow. Well, tomorrow has come and it’s time to pay the piper.

I’m in the same boat as you. There are things I do that slow me down – bog my mind, limiting me. I’ve identified at least one thing to change with one thing to replace it. Now it’s the action part of the equation. The most difficult part of quitting old habits and starting new positive habits is taking action. We get rewarded by doing the same routine. We view quitting the habit as a loss and we don’t want that to happen. But we must look long term. Instant gratification vs. long term view of the positivity is one way to look at it. Cut out instant gratification from your life for the majority of things and you will be healthier, happier, and more excited about life.

How are you working on continuous improvement in your life?

Why is continuous improvement important to you?


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