In Japan, politics and policymaking are often seen by businesses as mysterious processes, but in a world undergoing rapid change, it is more important than ever that the public and private sectors communicate effectively. GR Japan is actively working to bridge that gap, showing that what works in Brussels and Washington, DC, can be effective in Tokyo, too.
Forty amateur cyclists left Tokyo on May 25, 2017 for Knights in White Lycra’s annual fundraising ride. The goal was to pedal 550km and raise ¥7 million for Mirai no Mori, an NPO, to send 25 children in care to winter camps and help them overcome fear, gain self-confidence, and give them life skills to better prepare for adulthood. See how they did.
The voices of women in business are growing louder in Japan, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has thrown his weight behind this with his “womenomics” agenda. But how far are initiatives to empower women actually being implemented?
Japan is famous not only for its cherry blossoms, but also for its food. We explore Coredo Muromachi and the Nihonbashi area as we go on a virtual version of The Best of Japan Gourmet Tour, part of the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival.
From the moment you leave Izumo Airport in Shimane Prefecture, there is a wealth of history to see, feel and experience. From the Okuizumo Museum of Tatara Iron-making and Japanese Swords, the Itohara Memorial, and the spectacular scenery, to the Yushien Garden and Matsue Castle, there is so much to discover and learn. Watch this video to learn about what features Shimane Prefecture has to offer.
The beauty of sakura season inspires our creative side. Origami is well-known outside of Japan, but there are many other wonderful Japanese crafts. We explore the wide range of hands-on artistic expression offered at the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival.
Whether they are a fintech start-up, a blue-chip corporate giant, or a transplanted Silicon Valley venture, internationally minded companies have discovered that Marunouchi is the place to put down their Japan roots. Here’s why the area is attracting global talent.
Japan is famous for its cherry blossom trees, and the Nihonbashi Sakura Festival offers an incredible immersion in what is perhaps Japan’s most anticipated time of year. We explore the music, dance, and games that await you.
BIJ.TV founder Robert Heldt speaks with Dr. Greg Story, president of Dale Carnegie Training Japan, to discuss key considerations for entrepreneurs trying to grow themselves and their business. Looking at motivation, delegation, communication and the need to move out of your comfort zone, Dr. Story examines ways to become a more effective leader and entrepreneur.