The Five Whys is a technique adapted from the Toyota Production System. Taiichi Ohno, considered to be the father of the Toyota Production System, describes The Five Whys as:
It’s been 26 years and I still can’t figure out what truly makes me happy.
Maybe, as humans, we NEED those kinds of changes to shake us to our very cores.
The boxer who loses but celebrates their opponent, the football player who offers a hand to the player they just tackled. The partner who lets someone else get all the credit.
It was a minor tweak of an old institutional habit regarding how books were shelved, but the effect was profound.
Hangovers demand a light at the end of the tunnel, a reason to go on and actually leave your bed.
Are you a master of a skill?
If you spend your whole life people-pleasing, then everyone might think your great. Too bad they don’t actually know who you are.
You’ve become aware of the people who need to stay in your life, and sometimes those are the ones that need more forgiveness than others.
Your relationships are your most valuable assets.