Glimpses of Mindfulness – Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs Circle – February 2018 Event Report

A sign of an engaging meeting where I am full engaged in the present moment  – a complete absence of event photos! Ann- Katrin Van Schie, Lean In Japan Entrepreneur Circle member, and Holistic Wellness Coach and Yoga Instructor from At Ease, led 4 other members online via Zoom and face to face at Smart PartnersContinue reading “Glimpses of Mindfulness – Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs Circle – February 2018 Event Report”

Practice Patience Judo – Lean In Tokyo Girls on Fire February 2018 – Event Report

“Patience Judo”? What on earth is that? In her book, Drop the Ball, Tiffany Dufu talks about its importance when you start to delegate tasks to others. “We quickly grow impatient when things on our to-do list aren’t done the way we think they should be done.” She shared the research that when men wereContinue reading “Practice Patience Judo – Lean In Tokyo Girls on Fire February 2018 – Event Report”

Creating Inclusive Meetings with AI

Are you searching for ways to harness the innovative ideas of your diverse workforce? Are you looking for an interactive workshop to mark International Women’s Day and increase collaboration across functions? Would you like your team to experience a positive approach to solutions that allows different voices to be heard? While many organizations in JapanContinue reading “Creating Inclusive Meetings with AI”

アプリシエイティブ・インクワイアリー(価値を認める手法)を使って組織の価値を見つける

国際女性デー(3/8)にちなんで、3月に女性の多様な意見を組織活性に活かす方法を体験しませんか!ダイバーシティ戦略を進めているが、まだまだ女性の意見を活かしきれていない。義務感でやっている、他人事のようにぎこちない。といった声は多く聞かれます。 そこで、私達WinBEがご提案するのは、一人ひとりに隠れている価値や意見を引き出し、違った意見をどうやって融合していくかをとことん追求していきます。まず個人の価値を見つけ、それらを組織の価値として見つけ出していく過程に、チームの対話が生まれ、アイディアがどんどん湧いてきます。何より自分ごととして実感するので、それを自分の職場に持ち帰り、真のダイバーシティの実践として結びついていきます。 今回は3時間のワークショップで、その醍醐味を味わえます。 実地規模  : 1つの企業・団体から10人以上100人まで 対象者   : 性別・役職関係なく参加できます 時 期   : 国際女性デー(3/8)のある3月 期待できる効果: 自分の価値に気づく チームの価値に気づく  異なる意見を受け止め、新しいアイディアを思いつく 自律的な行動に結びつく ※参加される企業の目的に合わせて効果は変わります。 主催者   : WinBE WinBEは、3人のファシリテーター、鈴木世津、ジェニファー新開、篠田寛子で構成されたチームです。大変能力の高い女性リーダーがビジネスの現場で成果を出し、革新を産み出すことに貢献できるよう第三者ならではの客観的な立場でサポートします。コーチングやグローバル・リーダーシップという手法を用いながら、ダイバーシティ&インクルージョンを実現する職場を実現するためにクライアントとともにその解決策を共に創りあげます。 ●申し込み締め切り:2018/2/28 ●ご連絡先 英語でのコンタクトは、jennifer@jennifershinkai.com まで。 日本語でのコンタクトは、  creo.coach@gmail.com まで。

Don’t accept the default – Lean In Tokyo GOF November 2017 Event Report

10 Lean In Tokyo Girls on Fire Circle members from Australia, Columbia, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the US and the UK met in November 2017 to get in touch with their creative sides with Adam Grant’s TED Talk, “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers” as the launching point of our discussion. With Lean InContinue reading “Don’t accept the default – Lean In Tokyo GOF November 2017 Event Report”

What is it that only you can do?

As entrepreneurs in the start up phase of business, many Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs Circle members struggle with the feeling of “having to do it all”.  Weird guilt about how it is somehow cheating to outsource, to delegate or simply being worried about cash flow stop us from using a vendor! In the October LeanContinue reading “What is it that only you can do?”

You can’t be what you can’t see?

  This is Milly. Milly is 11 years old. She is an articulate, intelligent, thoughtful girl and also a natural athlete. This is a girl who shuns the ladder to the top bunk and does a pull-up instead. A few months ago, Spartan Race Japan held a trial event in Odaiba and Milly came alongContinue reading “You can’t be what you can’t see?”

Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs 2017/18 Kick Off Meeting – Event wrap up

“Revitalised”, “Energised” and “Inspired” Three of the closing comments at the September 21 Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs 2017/18 Kick Off meeting. (Not sure what Lean In is? Check out this post and my personal story on the power of peer support) 7 members joined the live meeting sponsored by Smart Partners K.K. and 2 members joined via Zoom.Continue reading “Lean In Japan Entrepreneurs 2017/18 Kick Off Meeting – Event wrap up”

Claiming your Strengths at Nagoya University

What activities leave you energised? Have you ever looked up at the clock and gone “Wow! Where did the time go?” What are the things that you most look forward to doing? According to Marcus Buckingham, these are what you can really consider your strengths. Forget about competency, skills  and what you are good at,Continue reading “Claiming your Strengths at Nagoya University”