To reach a high level of productivity, you need to make improvement a lifestyle. I share articles on productivity every week. My hope is that many of these tips and tricks save you time and help you work more efficiently; however, each of us has our own unique situation and there are many things we can do to make our lives more efficient – things that are not universal best practices that can be found online.
Today, I’d like to introduce a productivity philosophy called “Kaizen.” This philosophy was developed in Japan, and it essentially proposes that we seek “constant and continual improvement.” At its core, it’s really a philosophy of mindfulness. As you go about your daily activities, think about ways in which you can improve and streamline the process for the future. Do you repeat certain tasks on a regular basis? Can you find a way to standardize the process so you only have to do minimal work each time you do the task? If you keep this in mind as you go about your daily life, I am confident that you’ll find creative new ways to work more efficiently.
For more information on this topic, including actionable steps you can take to implement the Kaizen mindset, read this article from LifeHacker:
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