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As countries scramble to combat COVID-19, should we be looking to the future or answers, or the past?
Non-Japanese visitors and residents often find Japanese unspoken cultural norms frustrating. But there’s a secret to decoding Japan’s high-context culture.
Improvisation is a key element of innovation and (even more importantly) leading a satisfying life in a changing age.
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.
When a new academic year starts at school or college, students get presented with a curriculum of mandatory and elective…
Even as a young man, Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder, was fascinated by Eastern philosophies and religions, including Zen. When…
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.
“I could have warned you – but you shouldn’t be robbed of your right to make mistakes.” …
The concept of guanxi is central to building healthy business relationships with the Chinese.