Author: Amy Yamashita

Keigo Mistakes to Avoid With Your Japanese Clients

Keigo Mistakes to Avoid With Your Japanese Clients

Are you making these keigo mistakes? You don’t need to know the ins and outs of keigo grammar construction to improve how you sound, starting from today.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
The Secret to Better Introductions with Japanese Clients
Business, Customer Service March 31st, 2021

The Secret to Better Introductions with Japanese Clients

Ready to expand your Japanese business etiquette? Master these moves, just in time for your next big pitch with your Japanese prospects. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Get a Permanent Resident Visa for Japan

How to Get a Permanent Resident Visa for Japan

Everything we could pack together on how to get a permanent resident visa for Japan: eligibility requirements, special clauses, documents to prepare, a step-by-step guide, and more!
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Haken Agency or Virtual Assistant Company?
Virtual Assistant March 5th, 2021

Haken Agency or Virtual Assistant Company?

You need to hire, but the process comes with delays, fees, and few good candidates—let alone results. Where does all this leave you?
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  
Virtual Assistant, Business February 11th, 2021

Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  

In Japan, a recent survey shows customers have a distinct preference for speaking to a real person. Here's what that means for your Japan-based company or service.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
English-Speaking Therapists in Tokyo in 2021
Life in Japan February 6th, 2021

English-Speaking Therapists in Tokyo in 2021

During stressful times, knowing where to go for help is crucial.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

Master the art of delegation with these 5 mindsets, based on tips and advice from C-suite executives and leaders.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
I Tried a VA Service—Here’s What Happened
Virtual Assistant January 18th, 2021

I Tried a VA Service—Here’s What Happened

Ever wonder what the virtual assistant experience is like? How does it feel to have all your to-dos being taken care of? Does it really make a difference to overall feelings of well-being? To better explain the experience, a member of our team hired an independent virtual assistant for research purposes and to help describe what it was like to outsource her to-do list. Here’s what happened... 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Opening a Consultation Service in Japan—2 Crucial Hurdles to Clear
Business, Entrepreneurship January 8th, 2021

Opening a Consultation Service in Japan—2 Crucial Hurdles to Clear

Thinking of opening a consultation service in Tokyo? The good news is there are no requirements outside of the regular procedures for opening a business in Japan. However, how successful your business will be will depend on some key factors.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Want to Enter Japan’s Market with Your Business? A Quick Overview
Business, Entrepreneurship December 24th, 2020

Want to Enter Japan’s Market with Your Business? A Quick Overview

Here’s a quick run-through of the primary activities you will need to complete for your business to enter Japan’s market successfully.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist