Kaizen is a powerful concept for unlocking growth in your career, startup, business, writing, or life.
A short thread on what it means and the magic of continuous improvement...
Kaizen is a Japanese word meaning “improvement.”
In practice, the term is used to convey continuous improvement.
It is a dynamic process - ongoing, incremental, compounding daily improvements.
The origin of the concept of Kaizen is long, winding, and global in nature.
In the 1930s, Walter Shewhart - a Bell Labs engineer - had developed the Plan-Do-Study-Act System (PDSA) to assess the effectiveness of organizational changes in driving continued business improvement.