Jun 24, 2015
How To Retain Your Millennials (Part 2)
In Part One, we looked at what were the drivers for retaining and engaging Millennials, based on The Dale Carnegie MSWOARS research. Personal life issues we have already covered, so now let’s look at the issues around the work environment and organizational leadership.
Jun 17, 2015
How To Retain Your Millennials (Part 1)
Kids today! Each generation struggles to understand why their successors are so different (and usually, by definition, “useless”). The Millennial cohort are those born between 1982 and 2000. This is a key group, especially in Japan, because they are not making enough of...
Jun 10, 2015
Today's podcast was recorded at a live session in Nagoya for the American Chamber Chubu Branch.
Whether we realise it or not we are all in sales. Remarkably, the vast majority of people in sales are untrained and certainly very few understand the importance of asking questions.
Even amongst those who get it and...
Jun 3, 2015
Japan Is A Marathon Not A Sprint
There are specific work rhythms for Japan. Spring is hopeless because of kafunsho (allergies) killing our concentration. May is no good because of gogatusbyo (May miasma). Everyone is adjusting to the start of the new financial year in April and many are struggling with their new...