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. After traveling abroad, he made a career shift to pursue his passion for storytelling in Tokyo, Japan. Since then, he's worked as a content strategist in Tokyo's startup scene as well as a freelance journalist. His writing on food and culture has appeared on publications across the web and print, including the The Japan Times, Japan Cheapo, and Tokyo Weekenender.

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.

How Practicing Empathy at Work Leads to a Clear Career Path

Do you wish you had chosen a different career path? Learning to practice empathy at work could be the first step towards a brighter future.
Do you wish you had chosen a different career path? Learning to practice empathy at work could be the first step towards a brighter future.

4 Great Books on How to Implement AI in Business, Automation, and the Future of Work

GLOBIS University faculty discuss their favorite books on how to implement AI in business, automation, and the future of work.
GLOBIS University faculty discuss their favorite books on how to implement AI in business, automation, and the future of work.

A Journalist’s Advice on Concise, Authentic Communication in the Workplace

Authentic communication is paramount to to concise, engaging messaging in today's office environment.
Authentic communication is paramount to to concise, engaging messaging in today's office environment.

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These books on critical thinking and problem solving will help you become a better decision maker.
These books on critical thinking and problem solving will help you become a better decision maker.

The Importance of Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Startup Culture

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Critical thinking and problem solving skills are key when taking your entrepreneurial venture to the next level, says Bryan Tan of Carro.

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.
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