Looking Back: Top 10 Posts from 2016

January 2, 2017 4

Endings, beginnings and reflections 2016 ended with with joy and sadness, with my family coming together to celebrate the holidays and with my father passing away shortly afterward. It’s been a powerful experience. I had intended […]

Looking Back: Top 10 Posts from 2015

January 1, 2016 1

Happy New Year! As I write, the year is changing over around the world. Happy new year! It’s already 2016 in Japan. But before it is the end of 2015 everywhere in the world, I wanted […]

Life in Japan – contradictions and contrasts

December 3, 2015 10

I’ve been writing a lot about leadership, business and healthcare in Japan, but what about the elements of living here that might underlie some of dynamics I’ve been writing about? I’ve been meaning to write […]