The Ikigai in Career and Activism with Rochelle Kopp

This week on the show I have a fantastic conversation with my long term mentor and multi-potentialite, Rochelle Kopp. Rochelle is a consultant, an author, a mentor, an educator, a board director, and an activist. Last year Rochelle was named as one of Change.Org Japan’s Changemakers of the Year, and has recently been spearheading aContinue reading “The Ikigai in Career and Activism with Rochelle Kopp”

A Lifetime of Ikigai in Rugby, with Koji Tokumasu

On the latest episode of the podcast I’m joined by Koji Tokumasu, who was selected as “one of the most influential 50 members of rugby in the world” by Rugby World (UK) in 2017. Koji was General Manager at the Rugby World Cup 2019 Bid Committee to gain the right for JRFU to host RWC2019,Continue reading “A Lifetime of Ikigai in Rugby, with Koji Tokumasu”

#IAmRemarkable Upcoming Workshop

#IAmRemarkable Free Online Workshop – June 7, 2023 I am excited to invite you to attend my 4th #IAmRemarkable workshop on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 at 11:30am to 13:00pm JST via Zoom. Everyone is welcome! #IAmRemarkable is a global movement that empowers everyone, including underrepresented groups, to celebrate their achievements in the workplace and beyond,Continue reading “#IAmRemarkable Upcoming Workshop”

Neo Kimono Styling and the Ikigai in Evolving Cultural Traditions with Yui Maejima

On the latest episode of Ikigai with Jennifer Shinkai we are joined by Yui Maejima. Yui is a Neo Kimono Stylist supporting her clients to find themselves through a new perspective in their kimono. Yui’s first experience with kimono as a child made her never want to wear them again, but then as a youngContinue reading “Neo Kimono Styling and the Ikigai in Evolving Cultural Traditions with Yui Maejima”

Ikigai and Achieving Your GOLD with Steve Judge

On the latest episode of Ikigai with Jennifer Shinkai we have a truly inspirational guest for you. Steve Judge is a professional speaker, author, and resilience coach, who in 2002 experienced a near fatal car accident and due to his injuries was told he may never walk again. But he decided to fight that predictionContinue reading Ikigai and Achieving Your GOLD with Steve Judge

Ikigai After an Olympic Medal; What’s Next? With Alison Mowbray

Welcome to the latest episode of the podcast. This week I am talking to Alison Mowbray, former Olympic medal winning rower in the British Rowing Team, and current leadership development consultant and coach. Alison initially pursued an academic career in microbiology, got her PhD, became a science teacher… and then tried out for national selectionContinue reading “Ikigai After an Olympic Medal; What’s Next? With Alison Mowbray”

The Ikigai in Going with the Flow, with James Nepaulsingh

On the latest episode of the podcast I chat to the multi-talented James Nepaulsingh. James is a lawyer, executive coach, painter, music producer and host of the Plus Future Podcast! James joins us to discuss his ikigai and we have a great discussion about his approaches to life and to pursuing new hobbies and learningContinue reading “The Ikigai in Going with the Flow, with James Nepaulsingh”

Ikigai and Mental Wealth with Maurice Rabb

Trigger Warning/Content Warning:  In this episode of the podcast, we talk about mental health, mental illness, as well as suicide ideation. We don’t go deep into the topic, but we just wanted to let you know that that is what is coming up in case it is something which might trigger you. So, I hopeContinue reading “Ikigai and Mental Wealth with Maurice Rabb”

Ikigai-Kan and The Return of Nicholas Kemp

This week on the podcast we have a returning guest, Nicholas Kemp, who we interviewed back in Season 1 Episode 18. Nick Kemp is a podcast host, Japanologist, Ikigai expert, solopreneur, and now author of the wonderful book on ikigai called IKIGAI-KAN: Feel a Life Worth Living. Join us as we discuss Nick’s journey ofContinue reading “Ikigai-Kan and The Return of Nicholas Kemp”

Celebrating Collaboration and Creativity

Very late to thank everyone who supported the launch of Gus at our event in July 2022. David Sweet read an extract and ended on a great cliffhanger, Catherine O’Connell did an amazing job as the moderator and led a lively discussion and Q&A and according to Jonathan Cant‘s photos I mostly pulled strange faces.Continue reading “Celebrating Collaboration and Creativity”