How to B2B: Your Japanese Psyche Guide to Sales
Business, Entrepreneurship August 2nd, 2021

How to B2B: Your Japanese Psyche Guide to Sales

The history of B2B sales and IT solutions in Japan, why SaaS is like the UNIQLO of IT solutions, and how to use your newfound understanding of the Japanese psyche to clinch sales. 
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
Doda Report: 2021 Mid-Year Job Market Growth and Trends in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship July 29th, 2021

Doda Report: 2021 Mid-Year Job Market Growth and Trends in Japan

Here’s what to know about Japan’s job market recovery, growth, and forecast of job trends for the second half of 2021, based on figures published by Doda.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
How to B2B in Japan: What’s Culture Got to Do with It?
Business, Entrepreneurship July 28th, 2021

How to B2B in Japan: What’s Culture Got to Do with It?

You may have read or heard that Japan is an extremely homogeneous country—but perhaps you haven’t thought about its implications on B2B sales. Start by reading this.
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship July 26th, 2021

How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan

Ready to say good-bye to high office leases? Today, we take a look at how to switch to a virtual office and shed unwanted overhead by using a virtual mailbox address.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List
Out and About July 20th, 2021

The Best Golf Courses in Japan: Top 8 List

Japan has created golfing destinations that have achieved spots on top 100 lists worldwide. Here is a list of the top 8 golf courses in Japan that are worthy of your consideration.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Your Super-Quick Guide to Japan’s Obon Season 
Life in Japan July 19th, 2021

Your Super-Quick Guide to Japan’s Obon Season 

Japan’s obon = お盆: its origins, history, and how it is observed to increase your enjoyment and understanding of the upcoming season. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
7 English-Speaking Communities and Services to Support Your Startup in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship July 16th, 2021

7 English-Speaking Communities and Services to Support Your Startup in Japan

Where can you go to get English-language support for your big startup idea for Japan? Need help with your paperwork or boots-on-the-ground implementation? Check out these options. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Personal Mindset Hacks: Top 5 Things To Do While in a Career Transition
Business, Entrepreneurship July 15th, 2021

Personal Mindset Hacks: Top 5 Things To Do While in a Career Transition

Find out the practical steps that will create the most significant momentum during your time of transition. 
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Kristy Ishii
Kristy Ishii Guest Author
Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 
Life in Japan July 14th, 2021

Notable Japanese on Strategic Thinking, Fighting Limitations, and More 

Famous Japanese on thinking like a shogi player, fighting limitations, programming as a key to good communication, and other timeless themes.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Your How-to Guide to Japan's Gold License Status and Merits 
Life in Japan July 13th, 2021

Your How-to Guide to Japan's Gold License Status and Merits 

Japan's gold license comes with perks. Here's how quickly you can get your gold license and how to make the most of it once you have it in hand.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist