Business Lessons

By practicing mindfulness leaders are likely to be more successful.

5 tips for being a more mindful leader

No matter your age or stage, when it comes to the workplace, everyone leads. From managing the morning meeting to running a company of thousands, strong leaders...
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Tips for bringing mindfulness to the workplace

Practitioners have been reaping the benefits of “mindfulness” for more than 2,500 years, but only now is the corporate world catching on to its merits. The prac...
The secret to mid-career success

The secret to mid-career success

Advice to the young is plentiful. What about advice for those in mid-career? October marks the start of the second half of the financial year in Japan, and just...
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The best break in life is being empowered

What does it mean to give someone a “break” in business? In my opinion, a break is not about a single opportunity or a nudge in the right direction. It is reall...
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Lessons learned from the baseball field

In baseball, when a batter steps in against a tough pitcher, he or she has a daunting challenge. Depending on the speed of the pitches, the hitter can have less...
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Why Singapore is hot for startups

It’s an exciting time for Singapore. The tech industry in the country has been growing strongly over the past few years, and it’s now becoming one of the major ...