W. Tanner Kirk
W. Tanner Kirk
Editor, GLOBIS Insights

Mr. Kirk began his career as a professional cook in some of Philadelphia's top restaurants before making a career shift to pursue his passion for writing and editing in Tokyo, Japan. He has worked as a content marketer and editor in Tokyo's startup scene, as well as a contributing writer for The Japan Times Food and Culture pages.

He joined GLOBIS Corporation in 2021 and is currently an editor of GLOBIS Insights.

He holds a BA in communication studies with a focus in journalism from Temple University, Japan Campus.

Your Morning Coffee Sustainability: An Alignment Chart

Coffee sustainability isn't typically on the top of your mind, but have you ever considered what your daily caffeine hit says about you?
Coffee sustainability isn't typically on the top of your mind, but have you ever considered what your daily caffeine hit says about you?

How Stakeholders Can Transform Japan’s Gender Inequality

Koh Matsuki wants to bring gender diversity and other social issues in corporate Japan front and center. That's why he started his proxy advisory firm Proxy Watcher in 2021
Koh Matsuki wants to bring gender diversity and other social issues in corporate Japan front and center. That's why he started his proxy advisory firm Proxy Watcher in 2021

True or False: You’re Equipped to Support a Sustainable Business

There’s a lot to brush up on in the world of sustainable business. There’s also never been a better time to get educated—or better yet, involved.
There’s a lot to brush up on in the world of sustainable business. There’s also never been a better time to get educated—or better yet, involved.

Gentlemen, What Does Our Alignment Chart Say About Your Workplace Behavior?

With Women’s History Month in full swing, it's the perfect time to consider your behavior as a man in the workplace. Have you been an ally, empowering women in your office? Or have you been contributing to the issues women face every day?
With Women’s History Month in full swing, it's the perfect time to consider your behavior as a man in the workplace. Have you been an ally, empowering women in your office? Or have you been contributing to the issues women face every day?

Principled Negotiation: A Crash Course in Workplace Persuasion

Negotiation is more than arguing to get your way. In fact, principled negotiation helps everyone walk away happy.
Negotiation is more than arguing to get your way. In fact, principled negotiation helps everyone walk away happy.

Are You Prepared for Japanese Work Culture?

The tropes of Japanese work culture are sometimes as terrifying as they are baffling. If you’ve been considering a career in Japan, take this quick quiz to see if you're ready!
The tropes of Japanese work culture are sometimes as terrifying as they are baffling. If you’ve been considering a career in Japan, take this quick quiz to see if you're ready!

3 Easy Ways to Grow Professionally and Personally in 2022

Even if you’re still stuck in lockdown, there are plenty of opportunities to to grow professionally and personally in the year ahead.
Even if you’re still stuck in lockdown, there are plenty of opportunities to to grow professionally and personally in the year ahead.

Braving Conflict Abroad to Support Emerging Markets for a Better Future

Tomohiro Kuwabara discovered his personal mission to support emerging markets in some of the world’s most turbulent environments. War, famine, and failing infrastructure were just a few obstacles he would face.
Tomohiro Kuwabara discovered his personal mission to support emerging markets in some of the world’s most turbulent environments. War, famine, and failing infrastructure were just a few obstacles he would face.