KAIZEN! ZEN RYO KU! (Continuous Improvement! In All Your Power!) Welcome, 2022!
The still image above is from a video I posted for ACERS Online School introduction in 2013. The word Kaizen is on the wall behind. It was put there by one of my students at that time. Recently, I searched what Kaizen really means. The closest English translation is “continuous improvement”. Because of Kaizen principle, the Japanese are always on the cutting edge of technology and other things. I got so inspired by it that I even printed out the word Kaizen and posted it on my bedroom wall. the kaizen word on my bedroom wall (sorry for the phone shadow, haha) This calligraphy reads “ZenRyoKu”. It was given to me by one of my Japanese students, circa 2010. It is written (or painted?) on a piece of very thin, almost transparent piece of paper. The man was the chief electrical engineer of a globally known manufacturer of printers, photocopiers, cameras, and a lot more. the original calligraphy, written/painted on a piece of very thin, almost transparent piece of paper the lamina