Small, defining moments of growth

Wearing in public is not something new to me.  I have become more and comfortable with wearing in public the more I do it.  I feel that there are times when I can recall wearing in public has furthered my own acceptance of myself in diapers.  A few in particular that come to mind are … Continue reading Small, defining moments of growth

When conversations take hours

When talking to my spouse recently she commented how there are times when I need to talk for hours in order to get through something.  These conversations are often diaper-related recently, and there are times when I am verbalizing thoughts and emotions for the first time.  In these moments I am learning how I feel … Continue reading When conversations take hours

Countermeasures and our plan of action – Problem Solving Series – Session 8

The whole point in problem solving is to help us reduce or remove a gap in performance.  Countermeasures and a plan of attack become the vehicle in which we are able to achieve our goals of improvement.  This effort, in A3, is moving from the left side of the A3 to the right side where … Continue reading Countermeasures and our plan of action – Problem Solving Series – Session 8

Our goal must be clear – Problem Solving Series – Session 7

There is a quote by the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland that i’ve used before, and it must have significance in my life because I used it to tee up a similar post in the past named Being SMART with diapers. When we know what we want, the path becomes more distinguishable.  We will … Continue reading Our goal must be clear – Problem Solving Series – Session 7

The power of music = the power of love

I have a powerful connection to music.  I love listening to the beauty and math behind music.  Progression and flow make sense to my brain.  Beat matching and creating flow for a crowd are something that I rather enjoy.  I have many memories tied to songs (both positive and painful), and I find answers through … Continue reading The power of music = the power of love

Preparing for action – Problem Solving Series – Session 6

Providing background, admitting a problem, and analyzing next steps as we prepare for action  Once we have a communicable plan in place it is time to take action.  That is the focus of the background and problem sections of the A3 that live on the left side of the document.  I find a huge relation … Continue reading Preparing for action – Problem Solving Series – Session 6

Failure is not inherently a bad thing – Problem Solving Series – Session 5

In LEAN thinking there are often rapid cycles of change that allow teams to quickly determine if a change is productive and capable of relieving a bottleneck in productivity.  It opens up the concept that failure is not a bad thing, but a tool in which we leverage to achieve success.  Let that one sink … Continue reading Failure is not inherently a bad thing – Problem Solving Series – Session 5