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Dominic Carter

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Meet Japan’s Silent Majority

At The Carter Group, we’ve been tracking values in Japan every year since 2017. With our latest measurement in 2020, we applied a statistical method called cluster analysis to segment people indicating similar values into separate groupings. This article examines the first group, the backbone…
Dominic Carter
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All about Ikigai … What It Is, How It Works with Longevity, and a Local Government Example

In Japanese culture, it is said that each person has an ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced ee-kee-guy), or “path to life fulfilment” or “purpose for being.” Four foundational life components come together to create ikigai: passion, vocation, profession, and mission. In short, where “what you love” and “what you’re good at” meet…
Dominic Carter