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THE Leadership Japan Series by Dale Carnegie Training Tokyo Japan

May 27, 2015

Hey Boss, Your Nightmare Begins Now!


Here is a collection of indicators that should send a shiver down the spine of all employers in Japan.  The average job securement rate of graduating University students in April 2015 was 97%.  Also keep in mind that this is already a relatively small pool of higher education...

May 20, 2015

Hussle Hassle


Is speed expensive?  Pushing ourselves is getting crazier.  Constant hussling can lead to large and small errors of judgment.  We get so caught up in living 24/7 lifestyles that we start missing big pieces of the success puzzle.  People are the key to most businesses, but look at how we treat them.  We...

May 13, 2015

Chinese Tourist Tsunami Stress


You know you have adjusted to Japan when you get totally annoyed by visiting Chinese tourist’s behavior.  This is the latest incarnation of the 1950s “Ugly American” and the bubble era “Ugly Japanese” phenomenon.  Remember all of those provincial Japanese tourists roaming the...

May 6, 2015

Leadership Soft Power


Harvard Professor Joseph Nye coined the term “soft power” to describe how nations can achieve their aims through persuasion and the ability to attract.  Our world bristles with nukes.  Testosterone fueled fighter pilots duel at supersonic speeds over rocky outcrop flashpoints.  Drones have...