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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
28/09/2021
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Carter Japan Consumer Values Survey 2021 – A Surprisingly Progressive Japan Emerges

By Dominic Carter On many levels, Japan appears to ignore key elements of what westerners consider to comprise social modernity. One classic example is the profound lack of progress women have made in gaining meaningful roles in management. In this area, to name only one,…
CarterJMRN
29/07/2021