Reflection can be a great way to gather critical opportunities from a project. The term Hansei refers to the reflection and recognition of one's own actions. Hansei is often used to recognize one's own mistakes and commit to taking the appropriate actions in order to resolve and avoid recurrence of one's mistakes. The Hansei can be performed in a team environment or in a personal reflective manner, either way it is important that teams and individuals stretch their mind enough to find something they can improve upon.
So, where can hansei be performed? The act of reflection can be performed at one's desk or in a boardroom after a project. It can be performed in casual conversation or deep analysis with documents and data. In fact, it can be performed anywhere you feel reflection is appropriate. The most important aspect of hansei is that it is performed regularly.
How to perform Hansei
While there are many different ways you can perform hansei, these three steps will help you get started. Before we begin, it is important to understand that Hansei is a quick 15 minute reflection period. It is very easy for reflection to turn into a meeting and drag on. With that being said, you’ll want to bring the necessary people together and start things off on a positive note. You can ask:
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