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Tech & Innovation
MAR 29, 2021

Two Companies, One Job: Plural Employment

More than one employer is the norm for gig workers. What if it were the norm for everyone? As AI…

Career Success
MAR 22, 2021

6 Lessons from Clarity on Rethinking Japan’s Gender Inequality

…about the gender, they wanted the outcome, the value.” Not once did “worklife balance,” “women’s rights,” or “D&I” enter the conversation. By keeping those trigger words off the table, Furuya…

Career Success
FEB 12, 2021

To Agree or Disagree? That Is the Cofounder Question

Will starting a business with a friend ruin your relationship or make it stronger? Henrik Bergqvist shares his experience cofounding Pickit with his best friend Mathias Bjorkholm.

Career Success
OCT 20, 2020

One Day at a Time: Rethinking Motivation for the Disabled and Depressed

Does motivation mean the same thing for everyone? Or is it possible that people facing adversity might benefit from a different perspective?

Global Japan
OCT 9, 2020

Ikea Assembles a New Model to Elevate Japan’s Gender Equality

Ikea’s gender inclusivity initiatives are a prime example of how a decision NOT to compromise on a core mission can create lasting impact.

Career Success
SEP 18, 2020

Combat Cabin Fever with an Engineer’s Guide to Mindfulness

COVID-19’s unexpected disruptions may need solutions from unexpected places. Chade-Meng Tan’s book Search Inside Yourself offers meditation advice from a former Google engineer. What could be more unexpected than that?

Tech & Innovation
SEP 11, 2020

IBM’s COVID-19 Strategy: A Corporate Culture of Agility, Technology, and Clarity

What’s left of corporate culture when COVID-19 scatters employees away from the office? IBM shares how its core values are tested for agility and growth in these trying times.

Global Japan
SEP 1, 2020

The COVID-19 World of Toyota Kaizen: Discard, Replace, or Continue

enable even factory-based employees to work from home, not just for social distancing, but as a means of actually improving productivity and worklife balance. How do you plan to balance

Career Success
JUN 16, 2020

3 Principles for the New Age of Work-Life Integration

to both work and home life. Especially for teens. Teens, in particular, are facing the reality of worklife integration, as they stand on the brink of joining the global workforce…

Career Success
JUN 12, 2020

From Tokyo IT Guy to Niigata Townie: A Story of Entrepreneurial Impact in the Country

Is entrepreneurship in rural areas still a feasible business model? If your goals include collaboration and social impact, absolutely.