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Japan’s anti-laziness method and the mind’s car syndrome

The Kaizen one-minute method may have helped countries like Japan increase productivity, but it ignores a different kind of universal laziness: slackness in applying common sense in life, leading to personal and planetary woes. Tokyo-born management expert Masaaki Imai’s one-minute Kaizen technique asks us to work for a minute daily on anything that needs doing […]