Kaizen is a Sino-Japanese word literally meaning "good change". More broadly, Kaizen describes any kind of improvement, whether it is a one-time improvement, several improvements or a system of continuously unfolding improvements. Although Kaizen is used primarily to streamline business operations in Japan, the Western world has taken the concept of Kaizen and applied it to every day life situations, especially the ability to build and maintain good habits. Habits are Good Things! People talk about being "creatures of habit" like habits are embarrassing or unwanted things to have. Unfortunately, habits have gotten a bad...