Dr. Adam Kassab, lecturer at GLOBIS University, invites a variety of guests from around the world to discuss people, culture and business from an “inside Japan” perspective.

Guest: Jesper Segelcke Thomsen, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Danish Embassy Tokyo
Host: Adam Kassab, GLOBIS
Date: April 27, 2012
Venue:GLOBIS Tokyo campus, Japan
Duration: 13:59

Jesper Thomsen from the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo shares his impressions and insights on life and work in Japan and compares this to the 6 countries he has been stationed in during his diplomatic career. He also touches on the following:

・The March 11 earthquake of 2011
・Denmark’s carbon free vision for the future
・Work-life balance
・Surprises from Japan
・Robotics cooperation between Denmark and Japan
・Tips for success in Japan
・Advice for Japanese people to succeed outside of their home country
・What it means to be “global”
・Possible future scenarios for Japan’s maturing economy.

Many thanks to Jesper from GLOBIS for his wonderfully informative, enjoyable interview.