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 Subject : The Kaizen Method - Big success stemming from small changes... 11/27/2017 04:01:12 PM 
Michael Bogdan
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Many times I find myself in the car flipping through channels to find one good song. After going through the presets several times, I flip over to podcasts. A previous post by Emily sharing a podcast got my mind going and I felt like this was something I should share.

Back in the day, Japanese car manufacturers increased the efficiency and quality of the products they produced by tapping a hidden resource. Their employees. They asked their employees to think of ways to improve efficiency or quality no matter how small the improvement. Today, their vehicles are some of the most reliable on the market. The manufacturers were incorporating the Kaizen philosophy which roughly translates into "good change" and focuses on constant, continuous improvement.

In short, kaizen is actually a way of life philosophy, assuming that every aspect of our life deserves to be constantly improved. That being said, small changes can accumulate into big results. Assess your personal and professional goals and start implementing small changes to get yourself there. Whether its improving efficiency in workflow at work, pursuing board certification, or making strides towards achievements like weight loss, you may already be using this philosophy and not even knowing it. I challenge you to try it!

If you are interested in listening to the podcast, here is the link: [url]0[/url]
 Subject : Re:The Kaizen Method - Big success stemming from small changes... 11/27/2017 11:13:10 PM 
Harry M Zollars
Posts: 24
Location: Bethalto, IL
Nice! I'm a big podcast consumer and will need to check that out!

Also, for others interested in some other introspective podcasts, I'll share a few of my favorites:

1. NPR's TED Radio Hour - A classic, one that ends up on anyone's phone at one point or another. It blends multiple talks into an overall theme with many interesting and thought provoking ideas.

2. WNYC's Radiolab - A personal favorite of mine and a couple friends. The breadth of topics are as wide as the internet and both hosts pick apart small ideas and find a way on how it can impact your life.

3. Vox's The Impact - This one is fairly new, but this one piqued my interest in that it talks about various healthcare topics that may have made you wonder, like why the heck do faxes remain in this technology laden landscape?

What others have you guys heard of? I'd love to add to my library!
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