Great perspectives on a book that teaches why it all starts with one belief, one thought, one word, one action, one habit, one value, and one step at a time.
Think of the last time you set out to bring about a major change in your life – like losing weight, starting a new project or business, learning how to invest on your own, starting an exercise regime, learning to break an addiction, or building a new relationship.
What did you feel? Exhaustion? Excitement? Fear?
Most people, when faced with change, get so overwhelmed with the perceived enormity of the work required to bring the change that they either don’t get started or give up very early. But there is an alternate way to circumvent our brain’s resistance. The book I am talking about here presents an idea that creates a backdoor entry, a kind of hack for your brain.
This is a small but amazing book written by Dr. Robert Maurer. It was recommended by Prof Sanjay Bakshi in his interview with Safal Niveshak in 2012. The big idea discussed in this book is of Kaizen, which is Japanese for “taking small steps to continual improvement”.
I can almost hear your mumbling, “Another big fancy jargon”. But let me assure you that Kaizen works and I am not telling you this just because I read the book. It’s a powerful idea.
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