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A Creative Mindset: The Key to Success in a Post-Pandemic Economy with Ruth Marie Jarman

June 30, 2020
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By Keri Cromb As June 2020 marked the beginning of post COVID-19, FEW Japan welcomed long term resident Ruth Marie Jarman to give her insights on how we can mentally prepare ourselves for a new economic reality. We had a record sign up for this online event. Ruth as an entrepreneur, author, active member and…

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Coping with the Unknown: Strategies to Develop Resilience with Yukari Horiguichi

June 11, 2020
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FEW’s virtual monthly meeting with guest Yukari Horiguichi, CEO of Communications Psychology International (CPI), discussed the timely topic of resilience as most people have been staying home and avoiding travel outside their vicinity during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Excellence and Empowerment in Women’s Pro-Sports

April 27, 2020
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Last week FEW Japan held its first online ZOOM event with Japan Women’s Rugby Team Head Coach, Lesley McKenzie. We are pleased to announce that it was a success! Thank you to Lesley for providing solid advice on team building and motivation. An engaging Q&A session followed thanks to our member and guest participants. We…

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Breaking the Silence: How to Create a Culture of Voice

October 27, 2019
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On October 17, 2019, an informative packed monthly meeting presented by corporate governance specialist Royanne Doi, spelled out specific approaches from a manager’s perspective to encourage communication from employees.  By Keri Cromb A culture of silence, as opposed to a culture of voice, can be misleading as non-communication is far too often interpreted as employee…

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Rethinking Strengths with Jennifer Shinkai

August 19, 2019
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On November 1, 2018, facilitator and executive coach Jennifer Shinkai held a special session just for FEW Members at H&R Roppongi. The event aimed to give participants ideas on how to shift their inner capabilities into energy to grow their careers by finding their strengths.  According to Shinkai, we as women too often focus on…

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Where’s Your True Color Workshop

August 5, 2019
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On a sunny Sunday, May 26th, seven ladies gathered to H&R Roppongi to find out their own color palettes through color analysis with personal and image coach Elsie Yung. Everyone was excited to get to know the colors fitting to them – who wouldn’t like to wear clothes and make-up that look good on them!…

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Learning Agility with Giulio Toscani

July 30, 2019
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On April 15th, FEW collaborated with the Hive Jinnan in Shibuya and arranged a lecture on Learning Agility by Giulio Toscani, a Professor of Big Data & Artificial Intelligence for Leadership. In this free and open-to-all lecture, Toscani introduced listeners to how to use learning agility as a leadership tool. “We are designed to be…

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Upgrades, Upper Limit and Asking with Sarah Furuya

July 22, 2019
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On June 6th, a small group of ladies eager to learn how to upgrade their perceptions of themselves and to become better leaders gathered to H&R Roppongi to participate in a special coaching session by Sarah Furuya. The inspiration for this workshop was a transformative recognition Furuya had when taking part in an event with…

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July 2019 Sponsor Offers and Member News

July 5, 2019

Check out the latest offers and opportunities from our Sponsors and other FEW Community Events here! Our Sponsors are committed to bringing the best services and products to FEW Members. Visit our Sponsors page to learn more about all of FEW’s Sponsors, who not only support FEW’s activities but also provide professional and personal services benefiting the…

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Lifelong Takeaways from the JMEC Program

July 4, 2019
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By Sabrina Hassanali Why would you give up your weekends for about 8 months, commit 200+ hours of your time, and coordinate with a group of 3–4 other working professionals to prepare a business plan for an existing business? Why have over 1,300 people participated in the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) over the lifetime…

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