Category: Interviews

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More
Business, Interviews September 21st, 2021

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More

What is it like as an editor of a media company in Japan? How does one choose which stories to pursue and publish? And much more. 
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The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!
Business, Marketing, Interviews September 13th, 2021

The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!

What people often get wrong about marketing, the most recent marketing campaign that caught his eye + prompted action, and much more.
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The Mental Health Challenges of Being a Foreigner in Japan and How TELL Helps
Life in Japan, Interviews August 25th, 2021

The Mental Health Challenges of Being a Foreigner in Japan and How TELL Helps

Everything expats should know about TELL, the hotline & counseling service, saving lives and championing better mental health in Japan. 
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Q&A with Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Misconceptions and Struggles of Modern Japan
Interviews, Life in Japan August 17th, 2021

Q&A with Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Misconceptions and Struggles of Modern Japan

Cross-cultural specialist Kiyoshi Matsumoto on Japan’s feudalist past and how it shows up in present-day Japan, the bizarre movement of 1867, and what Japan can—and should—do better.  
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How to Get Good at Coding, Stay Motivated, and More with James Whelton
Entrepreneurship, Interviews August 11th, 2021

How to Get Good at Coding, Stay Motivated, and More with James Whelton

The challenges that young Japanese coders face, how to get good and stay motivated, the advantages of being project-oriented, the best programming advice he’s ever received, and more!
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Coffee Enthusiasts in Japan, Have You Tried Juan Valdez Coffee Yet?
Interviews, Entrepreneurship August 5th, 2021

Coffee Enthusiasts in Japan, Have You Tried Juan Valdez Coffee Yet?

A premium Columbian coffee brand enters Japan, tips on importing goods, the importance of finding the right partners, and how to create a stellar morning coffee ritual. 
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How to Select the Right Bilingual Accounting Office in Japan, For a Better Tax Season Next Year
Money Matters, Interviews June 16th, 2021

How to Select the Right Bilingual Accounting Office in Japan, For a Better Tax Season Next Year

Ichiro Kawai of Accounting Intelligence on the 3 questions to ask to determine if an accounting firm is the right fit and more industry insights you’ll want to know.
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TokyoMate x BIJ Clubhouse: Solving Pain-Points for Foreign Execs in Tokyo

TokyoMate x BIJ Clubhouse: Solving Pain-Points for Foreign Execs in Tokyo

Did you miss the Clubhouse event? Get the quick recap of incisive insights on how TokyoMate is changing the landscape for foreign executives doing business in Japan.
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Secrets to the Hive Jinnan's Top-Rated Coworking Space
Out and About, Interviews April 27th, 2021

Secrets to the Hive Jinnan's Top-Rated Coworking Space

Q&A with the Community Lead at the Hive Jinnan, to discover the secrets of the Hive's consistently 5-star reviews and their growing popularity in Shibuya. 
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A Day in the Life: Directing a Tokyo-Based Startup
Business, Interviews April 22nd, 2021

A Day in the Life: Directing a Tokyo-Based Startup

David Gallagher on directing a Tokyo-based startup, things he loves about his job, and an inside look at what TokyoMate offers Japan’s foreign community. 
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