New York Japanese American Organizations Launch Project Bento

I’ve been working on an initiative during this COVID-19 pandemic, and I’m proud to share it with all of you. Project Bento officially launched on Monday, May 4! Project Bento is a program under the auspices of The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. in partnership with Sunrise Mart that offers bento to seniors and disabled members in New York’s Japanese American community. With … Continue reading New York Japanese American Organizations Launch Project Bento

Working from Home During COVID-19 Series to Be Translated into Japanese

Thanks to everyone who followed Working from Home During COVID-19, the series JapanCulture•NYC produced in collaboration with Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International. We hope that you found it informative and that you’re still applying Yvonne’s advice as you continue to work from home. In one of our posts, a reader from Tokyo was having trouble making the adjustment from office to apartment and asked … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19 Series to Be Translated into Japanese
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Why Mindset Matters

日本語はこちら: マインドセットが重要な理由 As I wrap up this series, I want to leave you with some general thoughts that I hope will help both companies and individuals as we continue navigating COVID-19 and beyond. No one has all the answers. As we navigate each day through this crisis, we need to equip ourselves by having the correct mindset around what is happening in the world. I … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Why Mindset Matters
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Corporate and Work Culture in Times of Crisis (Communication) – Part 3

日本語はこちら: コロナ時代における企業文化とワークスタイル (コミュニケーション) – パート3 In her previous two posts, Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International wrote about corporate and work culture in a time of crisis and a focus on technology. In the third part of this week’s trilogy, she addresses communication. Technology is only a part of the challenges facing Japan and many of its companies. What is communicated in normal times and … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Corporate and Work Culture in Times of Crisis (Communication) – Part 3
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Working from Home During COVID-19: Corporate and Work Culture in Times of Crisis (Technology) — Part 2

日本語はこちら: (テクノロジー) — パート2 On April 27, 2020 Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International wrote about corporate and work culture in a time of crisis. Here, she continues on that theme, with her focus on technology. I am sure that many large and medium-sized Japanese companies have established processes for WFH, but for those that are finding it most difficult at this time to transition … Continue reading Working from Home During COVID-19: Corporate and Work Culture in Times of Crisis (Technology) — Part 2