Measurement and The Paper Factory

When I was a schoolboy, I used to catch the train to school. Every day I walked past a paper factory, or it might have been a warehouse (I don’t really know exactly what they made, I assume it was exercise books, big rolls of paper and stuff). There was a big sign next to the front gate that proudly displayed the number of days since the last injury had occurred in the factory. It was actively maintained, so I would walk past one day and the sign would say “185 days since last injury,” then the next day it … Continue reading Measurement and The Paper Factory

Improvement goals – verbs, adverbs or adjectives?

It is a new year and so I am returning to my blog, which has been neglected for a couple of months. Perhaps I should set myself a typical goal to keep me focused, something like Write 2 blog articles a month; or Publish 2 blog articles by the end of February 2022 These are action based goals and the outcomes are pretty clear. They might even be smart goals because they are pretty specific and they can be measured. In fact I can even predict that I will be 50% complete in attaining the second goal by the time … Continue reading Improvement goals – verbs, adverbs or adjectives?