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THE Leadership Japan Series by Dale Carnegie Training Tokyo Japan

Feb 21, 2024

 As leaders, we are busy bees.  We are buzzing around, going from meeting to meeting. We are getting together with clients over lunch, touching base with HQ, handling the media, talking to HR about our people and a host of other important activities. Usually poor time managers, we are constantly hemmed in by the demands...


Feb 14, 2024

 There are many paths to the mountaintop in the leadership area.  Today, let’s go back to the practical realities of getting others to listen to you and, even more importantly, to follow you.  My favourite quote on leadership is from Yogi Berra, the American baseball coach rather infamous for murdering the English...


Feb 7, 2024

 You would think that organisations choose their leaders because they are skilled in communication.  What is the job after all, but communicating with the team to make sure everyone is clear about what they have to do and to encourage them to do it?  Well you would be wrong!  Leaders are usually selected for promotion...


Jan 31, 2024

Leaders may not even be aware that they are poor listeners.  They are very focused on telling others what to do. Being time poor, they are very focused on their own messaging, rather than the messaging efforts of others.  In the war for talent in Japan, that could be a fatal move.  One of the biggest factors driving...


Jan 24, 2024

The S-Curve is a very simple concept.  Over time, a newly promoted employee goes through distinct stages in their performance achievement.  Initially, their performance declines as they grapple with the new set of responsibilities.  Gradually they get the swing of things and start to do well at their new...