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Continuous Improvement; direction and progress is more important than perfection!

When I speak to managers about their continuous improvement programmes there is a common concern. ‘Am I doing it right?’ is the question that they often ask me. There seems to be a common belief that there is a right way to do continuous improvement. There isn’t. There are lots of ways to make it better, but there isn’t a single one right way to carry out continuous improvement.

Note – over time you will likely find ways that work well for your organisation in terms of how you manage change. This can become your one best way to implement continuous improvement projects. But if you haven’t got there yet, don’t worry! The Standard Operating Procedure for making change happen in your business can come later.

A path with unexpected turnsOne of the joys of continuous improvement is the learning that can take place. The journey is full of twists and turns. People are unpredictable and that can bring with it new ideas and difficulties. 
Learning from these as you undertake your continuous im…