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Is Japan’s New Era Name a Reflection of the Country’s Personal Mission?

...This element of personal commitment wins out in kokorozashi, then, over the consensus nature of gengo. Pursuing Aspirations Kokorozashi translates to English as “a personal mission.” The first criterion for...
A man running through an upward arrow-shaped doorway as he visualizes his personal mission

Visualizing Your Personal Mission (Part 1)

...MBA curriculum, the course that most focuses on personal development is Entrepreneurial Leadership. This is a required course in which students challenge themselves to develop a personal mission and life...

The Path of Your Personal Mission

A kokorozashi is not just a life goal, but an ongoing personal mission that opens the mind and helps bring possibilities into focus. Developing one can be challenging, but even...

On the Publishing of “My Personal Mission Statement”

...excited about what kind of reaction it will earn. What follows is the preface of the book, My Personal Mission Statement. *** My Personal Mission Statement, from inception to publishing,...

How Personal Mission Fits Into Your MBA

...“personal mission.” Its kanji character consists of two parts: a person or samurai (士) and mind or heart (心). Literally, it means a person with a good heart and mind,...
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From the Ground Up: The Story of a Starbucks CEO Bringing His Personal Mission...

...can see how it came to be. Yoshito Hori, founder and president of GLOBIS, says “Finding your personal mission unleashes tremendous resources of energy.” Based on this philosophy, every GLOBIS...

My Personal Mission: Help Working Mothers Get More Done

...new generations accustomed to multiculturalism. In this post Mihoko explains her kokorozashi, or personal mission in life, and how it drives her work. ———————————————————————————————————— When you try to think up...
Illustration of a globe with a spiral path around it and people climbing up and down to pursue their kokorozashi

Visualizing Your Personal Mission (Part 2)

...up this endeavor, this personal mission, this kokorozashi. The decision to do so comes not from outward pressure or influence, but from our own willingness to devote our time, energy,...

Does Family Background Determine Our Career Choices?

...who was in his seventies at the time of his death, had lived his whole life in line with a personal mission statement he wrote at the age of twenty-seven....
A samurai is silhouetted against a rising sun.

Samurai Spirit in an MBA Program

...a personal mission. A personal mission is not just about what we get, but also about how we give back. It is about how to be successful enough to create...