When Writing to Americans, Get to the Point

Today we have a guest writer, Liz Danziger of Worktalk, whose motto is “Better Writing. Better Business.” I attended Liz’s webinar on “Three Ways to Overcome the Organizational Costs of Poor Writing” that provided simple steps that individuals can take to improve their written communications. Did you know research estimates that poor writing costs businesses up to $400 billion annually? I was very excited when … Continue reading When Writing to Americans, Get to the Point

Tech Fluency Webinar for Pacific Tango Group

Tech Fluency: A Critical Element for Global Business Success Wednesday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. EDT Online Admission: Free As a follow up to my article on Tech Fluency earlier in the year, I will deliver a webinar for Pacific Tango Group, a consortium of international business professionals helping Asia Pacific-originated companies succeed in the US. The ability to use modern IT tools fully to … Continue reading Tech Fluency Webinar for Pacific Tango Group

Making an Ikigai Connection with a Nihongo Jobs Expert

I recently interviewed Kasia, the inspirational and dynamic creator of Ikigai Connections and the Nihongo Job Board, to get the story of her journey in Japan-U.S. business. Kasia is committed to helping people link their careers to their interest in Japan with Career Ikigai. The full interview is below. Tell us about your background with Japan and how you came to be where you are … Continue reading Making an Ikigai Connection with a Nihongo Jobs Expert

Human-Centric Work Environment

For the past several months, I have been co-authoring a series of articles with Yoko Kawai, Lecturer at Yale School of Architecture and co-founder of MIRAI Work Space. We’re focusing on “Human-Centric Work Environment: Design and Technology.” The series discusses ways for us to stay healthy while working in the New Normal that the COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated by taking advantage of both spatial design and … Continue reading Human-Centric Work Environment

Tech Fluency

Technological Fluency That is a mouthful. I call it Tech Fluency. What is Tech Fluency? Let me define it by looking at its components. Technology: Techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives. Fluency: The quality or condition of being fluent. In addition, it is also defined as the ability to express oneself easily … Continue reading Tech Fluency