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Career Success
MAY 5, 2020

3 Mantras to Survive COVID-19 Quarantine with a Healthy Body and Mind

Struggling with quarantine during coronavirus? Here are 3 mantras to keep you sane.

Global Japan
MAY 1, 2020

Overcoming Humanity’s Collective Amnesia Is the Key to Conquering Coronavirus

As countries scramble to combat COVID-19, should we be looking to the future or answers, or the past?

Global Japan
APR 10, 2020

How to Live Happily Ever After (Socially Speaking) in Japan’s High-Context Culture

Non-Japanese visitors and residents often find Japanese unspoken cultural norms frustrating. But there’s a secret to decoding Japan’s high-context culture.

Career Success
MAY 31, 2019

What Is the Right Amount of Improvisation?

Improvisation is a key element of innovation and (even more importantly) leading a satisfying life in a changing age.

Career Success
NOV 2, 2018

Ikigai: A Book about Finding Your Purpose

Mentioning Japan tends to conjure images of quality products and services, sushi, sumo, anime, and otaku, among other things. Something most people don’t realize is that there is a common thread running through all of these: ikigai.

Career Success
DEC 28, 2017

For a Happy 2018, Make Your Own Annual Curriculum

When a new academic year starts at school or college, students get presented with a curriculum of mandatory and elective…

Career Success
DEC 14, 2017

Steve Jobs, Zen and Design Thinking

Even as a young man, Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder, was fascinated by Eastern philosophies and religions, including Zen. When…

Global Japan
JAN 16, 2017

Japan’s Silicon Valley: Startups Launch Innovation and Collaboration in the Ancient Capital of Kamakura

Tech start-ups in Japan, many of which began in Tokyo, are heading for the peace and quiet of an ancient Zen capital to the south. Once they get there, what happens is not what you might expect.

Career Success
NOV 11, 2016

A Student’s Most Basic Right

“I could have warned you – but you shouldn’t be robbed of your right to make mistakes.”      …

Global Japan
NOV 1, 2016

Good Guanxi: The Key to Success in China

The concept of guanxi is central to building healthy business relationships with the Chinese.