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THE Leadership Japan Series by Dale Carnegie Training Tokyo Japan

Oct 31, 2018

 AI Armageddon


Software development went down two paths. One was as a means to better control the employees and the other was to empower them.  China’s ubiquitous face recognition technology is way beyond anything predicted in George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984”.  This is the software control function on...

Oct 24, 2018

Modern Leaders Fear Talent In The Ranks


Business today has become vicious.  Having a long career in a company is not something that is highly probable anymore. Firms have no compunction about throwing people on the scrapheap, despite the years of loyal service they have put in.  We have all become part of the gig...

Oct 17, 2018

Leaders Who Don’t Know What They Don’t Know And Why It Matters


In 1955, psychologists Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham, in a burst of errant egotism, foisted the words Johari Window on the world.  It is a clever idea, with a dog of a name (Joe + Harry).  A bit like those hokey Mum and Pop company names, formed by...

Oct 10, 2018

What Type of Leaders Do Followers Want In Japan?


Leaders want many things from followers.  Results, top line, bottom line, efficiency, cost  cutting, loyalty, engagement, consistency, honesty, skills, etc.  Great, but so what?  I love that Yogi Berra quote about leading is easy, getting people to follow you is the...

Oct 3, 2018

What Type of Leaders Don’t Followers Want In Japan?


During a leadership training session here we looked at what the group thought were the traits of ineffective leaders.  Followers are pristine boss watchers.  They scrutinise the boss every day for a safety readout.  Is today the time to raise my idea about that...