Argument: Why Work in Japan vs. Why Not?

Nov 8th, 2016 Articles

This article is based on my talk with my friend, who was about to graduate at the time, about him working in Japan after graduation. I gave a lot of good explanation about the merits and demerits for both working in Japan or not. This blog post is specific to people who studied in Japanese universities and speak Japanese (to an extent). For us, international…

How to cool down and understand negative feelings

Feb 12th, 2016 Articles

Did it ever occur to you why people get angry? frustrated? feel helpless and all these other negative emotions? It is mostly because of certain factors, at that time, that invoked those emotions. We all understand that, but most commonly people get trapped in those emotions that result in negative situations, and thus a negative life. I’ll try to explain how to deal with such…

Things you want to observe and learn as a foreign new grad in a Japanese company

Jan 29th, 2016 Articles

One of my dear friends in Japan is graduating this April, and is seeking some advice on what to do and what to learn after entering the company he’ll work for after his graduation. My general advice is to observe, engage, and learn. We can separate the learning process into two categories; tangibles and non-tangibles. Hence, what this article is about. (with a couple of extra…

Thoughts about the get better mindset – My experience in High School in the US

Jan 8th, 2016 Articles

I wrote this article after I just got off watching this great and important video for Heidi Grant Halvorson in 99u. (that was back in March 2015) Heidi Grant Halvorson: The Incredible Benefits of a “Get Better” Mindset She was talking about “be good mindsets” and “get better mindset”. Summarizing those will be as follow: – be good mindset is all about only looking at the final goal,…