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Previous blogs described a business management system and how projects can be selected that benefits the enterprise as a whole. This blog is a second in a series which steps through various aspects of the Lean Six Sigma Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) roadmap for process improvement.
As humans , we move toward the strongest picture and our natural tendency is to maintain our current picture of who we are. We change that perspective, but in order to do so, we need to make that future picture (or goal) stronger and more attractive than staying in our comfort zone or the present.
In the work of self-improvement, hindrances--and a perceived lack of progress--often results in self doubt. Self-doubt is destructive, as it causes the internal fire of effort to burn down and eventually go out.