Author: wpmaster

GAS Talk series #8 w F. Egashira (Part 2)

This is the part 2 of the video I did with Fumitomo Egashira who is based in Jordan. In Part 2, he talks about the role of general manager responsible for the business and the excitement (as well as headaches) of being a leader. It is very inspiring. Part 2 is about 12 minutes or…
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2020年7月31日 0

GAS Talk series #9 with H. Sakamoto, MD, on global health.

Here is some 30 min. video of the interview I dd with Haruka Sakamoto, one of the Global Agenda Seminar series participants in 2012. Inspired by people including Mother Teresa and Dr. Albert Schweitzer whose story she read while at grade school. she decided to become a medical professional for the marginalized population in the…
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2020年7月31日 0

SINCA online Dialogue on July 26 (Part 2)

Part 2 of the video shows the discussion on the topics each breakout group had with everybody. It appears people seem to be interested in flexible work/project work, use of various e money etc. Towards the end of the video, I discussed what we are planning to go forward with SINCA series and asked for…
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2020年7月29日 0

SINCA online Dialogue on July 26 (Part 1)

On Sunday, July 26, we hosted the SINCA online Dialogue/discussion session. We have some 20 people participating in the session-two from out of Japan. We began with the background of the topics to discuss and the process of breakout session, report back from each group and general discussion. The questions we asked each breakout group…
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2020年7月29日 0

GAS Talk series #8 w F. Egashira in Jordan (Part 1)

As a part of the Global Agenda Seminar Talk series, I interviewed Fumitomo Egashira, who participated in GAS in 2012. He works for Sumitomo Corporation, one of the major Japanese Sogo shosha. After spending 20 years in Treasury department, mainly in Japan, he was transferred to Singapore where he served at regional/corporate treasury. In the…
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2020年7月20日 0

SINCA Online Dialogue on July 26

We will host SINCA online dialogue/discussion session on Sunday, July 26 at 8 pm. We have four-day holidays later this week which ends on Sunday. We thought it might be good to have some interactive session to share your ideas/views on the current topics before you start work on Monday (after 4 days of rest!)…
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2020年7月20日 0

GAS Talk series #7 w Hiramoto Part 2

In Part 2 of the video with T. Hiramoto, we discussed how SDGs etc is moving with the Covid-19. It is very interesting to hear his views on the responses of Japanese companies to SDGs in the wake of Covid-19. His career story as well as his dedication to issues in three areas-education, business and…
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2020年7月17日 0

GAS Talk series #7 w Hiramoto (Part 1)

GAS talk series with past participants of Global Agenda Seminar continues. The #7 of the series is with Tokutaro Hiramoto, associate professor at Kanazawa Institute of Technology. In the part 1 of the video (I decided to make it 2 part series rather than trying to reduce it to 15 minutes!), he discussed how his…
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2020年7月17日 0

Video:SINCA Dialogue July 12 Part 2

In the part 2 of the video of SINCA dialogue on July 12, groups 3 and 4 report back their discussion within the breakout group. The question group 3 discussed was “Are you thinking of the possibility ad/or planning to move out of the cities to live in the local area?” and that of group…
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2020年7月17日 0

Video: SINCA dialogue July 12 Part 1

On Sunday, July 12, we hosted SINCA online session after several weeks. Rather than debate which requires some preparations, we decided to have breakout group session where a few people discuss within the group on the topic. After about 45 minutes of discussion within the breakout groups, we called everybody back to hear the report…
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2020年7月17日 0