An Investor’s Lesson to Entrepreneurs￼
Business has the power to impact society for the better. But that doesn't mean entrepreneurs can't go wrong—and investors know that. Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Doug Mellinger shares some tips for realizing meaningful change.
Investing & Diversity: The Changing Faces of Venture Capitalists
Is the venture capital industry embracing diversity in investors? Watch global venture capitalists from around the world discuss the state of things and what needs to be done for a more inclusive future.
There's more to leadership than driving a team to profit. In fact, there's a word for looking beyond self-interest to prioritize individual growth: servant leadership. Try this course for a quick breakdown of what that is, how it works, and how it can lead to organizational success.
Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Ever wonder what makes a great leader? Whether your role requires leadership or not, understanding organizational behavior is useful for your career. This course from GLOBIS Unlimited can set you on your way.
Leadership vs. Management
Leadership and management are different skills, but today’s leaders must have both. Try out this course from GLOBIS Unlimited to understand the difference, as well as when and why each skill is necessary for motivation, communication, and value.
Strategy: Creating Value Inside Your Company
Have you ever wondered why certain companies are more successful than others? The answer is strategy: internal processes that control costs, allocate resources, and create value. This course from GLOBIS Unlimited can give you the tools you need for that strategic edge.
Strategy: Understanding the External Environment
To plan strategy on any level, you need to understand your company's external environment. In fact, your level of understanding can impact hiring, budgeting, marketing, or nearly any other part of the business world. Want to learn how to do all that? This course from GLOBIS Unlimited is the perfect first step!
Using Japanese Values to Thrive in Global Business
Japanese companies have unique cultural, communication, and operational challenges. But they also have values that have led to remarkable longevity. Check out this seminar to hear how these values help earn trust from overseas head offices and develop employees.
Turnaround Leadership: The Differences Between Japan and the West
What's the best way for leaders to communicate a shift in corporate strategy? How do you even know when it's time for such a change? This course explains how Japan might have one answer, Western companies another.
Conflicts in the workplace are inevitable. But they can lead to positive outcomes if they’re managed well. Check out this online course for a two-step process that can help you manage conflict successfully.
Evernote Founder: How Tech Startups Can Break through in Japan
Can startup models from Hollywood and Silicon Valley succeed anywhere? Phil Libin, cofounder and CEO of startup incubator All Turtles, explains how AI can solve everyday problems to bring products to market.
Women Empowerment: Lessons from Cartier
How can women overcome gender inequality and reach their leadership goals? Cartier Japan CEO June Miyachi shares her secret in this special course from GLOBIS Unlimited.
Marketing: Reaching Your Target
Every company works hard to get its products into the hands of customers. Are you doing everything you can to compete? In this course, you’ll find a winning formula to turn a product idea into real sales. Follow along through the fundamentals of the marketing mix and see how companies successfully bring products to market.
Seeing good products into the hands of customers is no easy task. The marketing mix can help. It's a collection of strategies and tactics companies utilize to get customers to purchase their products or services, and is an essential part of the overall marketing process.
Negotiation: Creating Value
Want to create more shared value between yourself and your negotiation opponent? Discover how cognitive bias affects the judgment of others. Try this course from GLOBIS Unlimited to master the value of negotiation.
Finding Your Life Purpose with Ikigai
Ikigai can guide you in your quest for self-discovery. Listen to Japanese brain scientist Ken Mogi explain why and how.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Want to leverage Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as a leader? Try this short course to see how the theory can be applied in practical work scenarios.
We all subconsciously collect information that reinforces our preconceptions. It's natural . . . but it does lead to a kind of flawed decision-making called confirmation bias. To become more objective and impartial, check out this course from GLOBIS Unlimited!
An Investor's Lesson to Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs have the power to transform societies for the better. But how do you attract investors to start or grow a business? Or to sell one? Check out this seminar for the answers to these and more, straight from a master venture capitalist!
Managerial accounting is a powerful way to measure progress, identify problems, and meet your goals. Check out this course to learn how data-backed decisions can help you run your business.
Finance Basics: 1
For a healthy mix of quantitative planning, evaluation, and management, you need solid decision-making. And finance is the secret sauce! Get the essentials of finance in this two-part course from GLOBIS Unlimited.
Basic Accounting: Financial Analysis
Want to compare your performance vs. a competitor? Or evaluate a potential vendor? Then you'll need to conduct a financial analysis. This course will teach you how to use three financial statements and evaluate financial performance in terms of profitability, efficiency, soundness, growth, and overall strength.
What drives you to be good at your job?
Career anchors are based on your values, desires, motivations, and abilities. They are the immovable parts of your professional self-image that guide you throughout your career journey.
Try this short GLOBIS Unlimited course to identify which of the eight career anchors is yours!
Digital Marketing Psychology to Transform Your Business
How does digital marketing really differ from traditional marketing? How is social media changing things really? And what's going on in Asia?
Having the pyramid structure in your communication toolkit can not only help you approach a problem, but convince others that your solution is valid. Break away from linear thinking and test your logical thinking with this course from GLOBIS Unlimited!
Leadership with Passion through Kokorozashi
The key ingredient to success? Passion.
Finding your kokorozashi will unify your passions and skills to create positive change in society. This GLOBIS Unlimited course will help you develop the values and lifelong goals you need to become a strong, passion-driven leader.
AI First Companies – Implementation and Impact
AI is changing the way companies operate. How do you structure teams to increase efficiency?
Technovate in the Era of Industry 4.0
Is Industry 4.0 is the next step of human evolution human civilization? Dr. Jorge Calvo seems to think so. Join him to learn how the past can help you set goals for an exciting future of digital innovation.
Business leaders of tomorrow need to harness the power of technology and innovation. That means understanding algorithms and how they drive business results. Discover opportunities to make technology work for your competitive edge.
Product Life Cycle
Every product takes a natural course through the market—there's a how, when, and why customers adopt products at different stages. Check out this course from GLOBIS Unlimited to find out how a product you use every day is part of this cycle.
Logical thinking is the most valuable asset any business professional can have. That's why logic trees are such a valuable tool—they can help you identify a problem, break it down, and build it back up to a solution.
Using the MECE principle can help ensure you categorize without gaps or overlaps. Check out this course from GLOBIS Unlimited for a practical demonstration of how it works!
While it might seem like vegetarians and vegans are a new voice in the societal landscape, communities across the globe have actually been opting for plant-based diets since ancient times. Philosophical and religious groups, in particular, have adopted going meatless for centuries. Even in the US, vegetarian communities have been around since the early 1800s. Nowadays, what started with Greek philosophers and Buddhist monks is becoming mainstream, helped along by social media and influential voices like Jane Goodall and Peter Dinklage.
The ways we raise cattle and consume meat are also huge issues for the future of sustainable business.
On the surface, what seems like a personal health or moral choice to go (or not go) meatless is, in fact, a growing concern for the future—for all of us. Vegetable-based diets are increasingly recognized as climate-friendly diets. Cattle need land, and a lot of that land comes from precious rainforest territory. Cows create huge amounts of methane, a harmful greenhouse gas. And when it comes to supply, cows and other animals are proving less and less sustainable as a food source for future generations.
What’s more, technology is making all of these problems infinitely solvable. New “meat analogue” alternatives and green economy solutions are unveiling huge opportunities for forward-thinking business leaders.
Sustainability-focused angel investor and CEO of Silverbirch Associates Patricia Bader-Johnston is especially mindful of the need to axe meat from our diet as a species. At the 2022 G1 Global Conference, she pulled no punches in her case for going meatless.
The Moral Argument for Going Meatless, by the Numbers
There are currently 7.8 billion people on the planet. We’re expecting there to be 10 billion people on the planet by 2050. Currently, we have enough food to feed all of those people.
But if you think about it in terms of cows, there are currently two cows for every human being on the planet. So if we’re projecting forward to feeding 10 billion people, how many cows are we gonna need?
Currently, livestock is taking up 60% more than any other form of biodiverse life on the planet. And it is one of the major causes of deforestation in areas like Brazil and around tropical rainforests—just to feed the appetite for meat.
So if we’re looking for better protein sources, we need to have more efficient ways of growing food. How food is grown, how the fertilizers are fixed, how they’re applied, the efficiency of producing more food—plant-based food—to feed 10 billion people.
Because there is no way cows can feed 10 billion people.
The Sustainability Risk of Relying on Cows
Not only is it impossible physically to have that many cattle roaming the range, [but] if you go to mass beef production factory farms that have become the norm, particularly in the US, it is cruelty beyond imagination to other living beings. What we’re seeing happening to poultry and to pigs and to cattle is beyond imagination. It’s like a Holocaust going on around us all the time.
The sheer cruelty of our appetite for meat is staggering, and it’s being driven by population. Currently we have 75 million displaced people in the world, refugees and people who have had to migrate because all of their income capability has disappeared because of climate change—the movement of people, the access to food.
The fact [is], we have three months of stored food on the planet. If we have drought or famine in four different regions, at the same time, we will run out of food as a planet in three months.