Key Success Factors for Working Globally

I have been working on diverse teams for decades; first as a business analyst on global technology projects, and now as an independent Japan-US business consultant. Initiatives or projects that are scoped and budgeted oftentimes fail, are not as successful as they can be, or are fraught with challenges due to team dynamics. There are numerous factors that can contribute to the dysfunction of a … Continue reading Key Success Factors for Working Globally

Kazuo Ishiguro to Appear at AAWW Event

PEN Out Loud x Asian American Writers’ Workshop: Kazuo Ishiguro with Jia Tolentino Thursday, March 4 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. EST Digital Event Admission: $20 – $55 Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro joins PEN Out Loud and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) to commemorate Klara and the Sun, his first novel since being awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. A gripping, genre-bending … Continue reading Kazuo Ishiguro to Appear at AAWW Event

Local Journalist Pays Tribute to Corky Lee

It is devastating that we had to add an iconic friend of the community to the staggering list of more than 440 thousand Americans who have died of COVID-19. Corky Lee, 73, passed away on Wednesday, January 27 after a brief battle with the unforgiving virus. A Queens native, Young Kwok “Corky” Lee was a photojournalist, storyteller, activist, and champion of equality for Asian Americans. … Continue reading Local Journalist Pays Tribute to Corky Lee

Yu Miri and Morgan Giles Kick Off the JFNY Literary Series

The Japan Foundation, New York recently launched the JFNY Literary Series. For this new talk series, organizers will invite notable writers in Japanese literature and their translators to discuss their work, speak on the art of translation, and touch upon the current literary scene in Japan. For the inaugural session, Yu Miri and her translator Morgan Giles are the featured guests. Yu’s novel Tokyo Ueno … Continue reading Yu Miri and Morgan Giles Kick Off the JFNY Literary Series