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Melissa McIvor

Editor-in-Chief,

GLOBIS Insights
Ms. McIvor has over ten years of experience as an editor, translator, and language consultant at some of the top global companies in Japan, including Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc., Shiseido, and Warner Bros. Japan. She has also provided English consultation services to leading university professors, award-winning scientists, and world-renowned performers. In 2019, she was a presenter at the Japan Writers Conference. She joined GLOBIS in 2018 and is currently editor-in-chief of GLOBIS Insights.

She holds a BA in international relations from the University of West Florida, as well as a copyediting certification from the University of California San Diego.
Career Success
MAR 22, 2021

6 Lessons from Clarity on Rethinking Japan’s Gender Inequality

The success of D&I all comes down to mindset—of both men and women. You can’t always change someone’s mindset, but you can probably find a way around it.

Career Success
MAR 15, 2021

Searching for Your Dream Career? Expect the Unexpected

As young adults entering the job market, even when we think we know what we want to do, we can still find ourselves in unexpected places—and loving it.

Tech & Innovation
FEB 22, 2021

How to Think Outside the Box Like an IDEO Designer

It used to be that crises came about every thirty years, then every 20 years . . . They seem like they come about every three years now. So hold onto all of those things that you learn.

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
JAN 29, 2021

The Top 5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your PowerPoint Presentations

Wondering why you’re losing audience interest as soon as your presentation starts? You might be making one of these fatal errors.

Career Success
JAN 25, 2021

3 Lessons from mymizu for Launching Your Social Enterprise

Crises can lead to opportunities, and opportunities can lead to change—and new models for a different kind of legacy. Here are three key lessons from mymizu founder Robin Lewis.

MBA Essentials
DEC 9, 2020

Instant Insights: The Product Life Cycle

What is the product life cycle and why should you care? Well, for starters, it can help you see the future.

Tech & Innovation
NOV 30, 2020

The True-False Digital Transformation Quiz: Test Your Tech Knowledge!

Are the robots coming for our jobs? Will we all need to be engineers in 10 years? Find out if you can separate digital transformation fact from fiction in this true-false quiz!

Career Success
NOV 27, 2020

Mindfulness Is the Key to Quality Corona Era Communication

Better communication, smoother global expansion, less stress… It all comes down to mindfulness.

Tech & Innovation
NOV 25, 2020

How to Redefine an Industry for the Underserved

What does it take to redefine an industry for underserved groups? The startup Jefa is taking on the challenge with a neobank for women in Latin America.