By 2019 Volvo will no longer make cars with full carbon based engines, they will be all electric or hybrid. They are the first big car manufacturer to announce such plans. By 2040 France will have banned all carbon based fuel sources from its land. They are the first major country to commit to such a plan.
I had a clear message from two different sources about the same thing. Yes I was listening and paying attention so I got it. One came from the Facebook Live session I was a panelist on called ‘Cultivating a Productive Mindset’ with Alicia Dunams. The other from a movie called ‘Before I Fall.’ I highly recommend all to see this.
The term Kaizen which originates in Japan is the practice of continuous improvement. The understanding that big results come from many small changes accumulated over time. Having worked with some of the top athletes in the world and having been an athlete myself, the attitude is there is always room for improvement.
According to Gallup, in the US only 33% of employees are engaged, which means that every day they are motivated to positively impact and find value for the company. 16% are disengaged and destructive, negatively impacting on the company and the rest 51% are just there in-between watching for openings or looking for a new job.
For the last 20 years, I have been studying the science of how people work and how we can get the best out of ourselves. Having spent time with world class athletes, business leaders, and leaders in the field of human development, I have learnt and discovered the keys to top performance.