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Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

A president of a European-based Japanese start-up recently explained that 2006 was one of the toughest years of his life. He found the challenges of Japan overwhelming because his staff was resistant to change. Every time he wanted to introduce a new idea or use global best practice, his staffers would retort: “No, that is not possible in Japan”.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

The smartly dressed man entered my office with a clear direction about his future. He was a marketing director of an American Pharma company, which was being acquired by another US company. It was the right time for a career move and the candidate knew exactly where he wanted to go.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Your career

Attracting the very best talent in today’s highly competitive market is one of the biggest challenges facing start-up and venture capital companies.   Read More >>

Written By: morunda | Posted in: Active Advising, Making the move, Your career

Unjustified fears can block a rewarding career path. Self analysis and reflection may sometimes prove that some concerns are valid, however most often FEAR is nothing more than False Evidence Appearing Real. Toyota, Canon and Sony are among the world’s most admired companies and were built by dreamers and risk takers. These great Japanese companies were once start ups and made their first bold steps into uncharted territory. However these companies are exceptions, in a conservative society adverse to risk. This fear of failure was certainly apparent when I surveyed more than 30 managers from Japanese and multinational companies. I asked why are there fewer Japanese Venture Capital companies compared to the USA? Here is a sample of some of the responses to this question.   Read More >>

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