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January 26, 2016

Just Japan Podcast: Finding Work in Japan

Everything you need to know to get a job in Japan.

January 21, 2016

Just Japan Podcast: Getting Married to a Japanese Woman

Each year, thousands of foreign residents in Japan marry Japanese nationals. Some do it in traditional Japanese style weddings at…

January 14, 2016

Just Japan Podcast: Teaching Adults

In this episode host Kevin O’Shea chats about the challenges of teaching children, teenagers and adults throughout Asia.

January 10, 2016

Disrupting Japan: Innovating by Asking for Help

We also talk about Eiko’s transitions from housewife, to single mom, to MBA, to startup founder.

January 3, 2016

Disrupting Japan: Crowdfunding in Japan is Not About Startups

Crowdfunding in Japan is having a larger impact on corporate Japan than on smaller Japanese ventures.

December 27, 2015

Disrupting Japan: A New Agency Model for Innovation

These is as much creativity in Japan as there is anywhere in the world. The problem recently, however, has been in letting the innovation bubble up and commercializing it.

December 26, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Judo in Japan

Is there a difference between the way Judo practitioners train in America versus Japan?

December 20, 2015

Disrupting Japan: From Salarymen to Freelancer

Since so much of modern business culture in Japan is based on the idea of belonging to a specific company, the move to large-scale freelancing will lead to large social changes as well

December 19, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Going to the Dentist

What is a trip to the dentist’s office like in Japan?

December 13, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Tea Ceremony in Blue Jeans & Startup Lessons

Innovation in Japan does not have to mean replacing the old with the new

December 12, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Putting Down Roots in Japan.

If you live in Japan now or dream of one day coming here and putting down roots, this is the episode for you.

December 6, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Bursting the Filter Bubble

The filter bubble is a term that describes the natural, but harmful, result of search engines and news services giving us more and more of what we want.

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