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10 Steps for Global Project Management Success

Global projects with diverse members need extra-careful planning and clear coordination to avoid misunderstandings. When managing domestic projects, Japanese teams often rely on unspoken communication such as reading between the lines to flexibly help each other...

New year’s resolutions!

Happy new year, dear friends! So... my 2016 new year's resolutions are... 1. Be grateful - keep a gratitude diary 2. Be thoughtful - say thank you in kind ways 3. Be healthy - lose 10kg, eat less, cut sugary processed food, jog and exercise every day, stay off the...

Helping Global Collaboration in 2016

J-Global Institute of Collaboration (JIC) will expand its services to support global collaboration in Japan in 2016 with more programs created and facilitated by founder Jon Lynch and other experts in our extended faculty. Innovation Forums for Sales, Marketing, HR...

Best Practice Sharing

Best practice sharing (BPS) is a great way not only to build effective operation but also to build synergistic teamwork in an organization – between colleagues inside a division, and those in other lines of business. Best practices are methods or techniques that have...

Selling and Marketing Japan

This is Jon's blog. Please read it and have fun!! http://sellingandmarketingjapan.blogspot.jp/ The latest blog: "Seniors, Women and Non-Japanese are helping to create a wonderful new labor force for...

Getting the right people on the bus

In his bestseller 'Good to Great,'  management guru Jim Collins said, "...to build a successful organization and team you must get the right people on the bus."  (Then you can work out the best direction to go together)   This week I chatted with three groups of such...