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3 Seconds and 10 Minutes for A Great First Impression

3 Seconds and 10 Minutes for A Great First Impression

We all know that first impressions shape our personal and professional relationships. But it’s easy to say, hard to do. What if, though, all you need is 3 seconds and 10 minutes? It could be that simple.

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3.11 and the Social Media Revolution

TSUNAMI AND SOCIAL MEDIA REVOLUTION

The magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011 triggered the worst tsunami in history, numerous aftershocks, and radioactive fallout from the destruction of nuclear power plants in Fukushima. However, the instant the earthquake struck social media played a vital role in connecting people and relaying information not only amongst victims of the catastrophe, but also between Japan and the rest of the world. Thousands of cases have been recorded in which social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter were used as a means of life-saving communication right after the disaster.

Looking at the substantial influence these social media tools had on people and also on traditional media outlets such as television, newspapers, and magazines, we can certainly call this phenomenon a social media revolution. What aspects of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami did social media convey to us? This book introduces examples with a particular focus on the revolutionary aspects of social media in Japan, how the disaster was reported by mass media in Japan and the rest of the world, and how these reports were affected by social media.

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36 Tips for Beautiful and Affordable Living

36 Tips for Beautiful and Affordable Living

Let beauty be your guide when deciding what to keep, what to toss, what to buy, and even what to eat.   Internationally acclaimed bestselling author Emiko Kato offers 36 gems of wisdom to simplify and beautify your life without breaking the bank.

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38 Words to Live by: Life as Told by Gamushara

38 Words to Live by: Life as Told by Gamushara

Leader of the Gamushara Oendan, a Japanese all-male cheer group, leaves readers with 38 pieces of advice about how to live an honest and fulfilling life. Muto’s inspiring and daring takes on life include pieces of advice like “If you don’t cry, you’ve failed!” and “if life isn’t fun, find the guts to do something unexpected and new!”

Other pieces of advice include:

“The fact that you feel uneasy is proof of how much you’ve put your heart into it!”

“If there’s nothing you feel passionate about, reflect back to your kindergarten years.”

“If you’re able to look at where you were a year ago and laugh, then you’ve succeeded.”

“The person who can cheer you on the best is you!”

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3D Thought

3D Thought

This revolutionary book on logical thinking explains how you can use three-dimensional thought to increase your performance at work. Whether it is improving the quality of your ideas, or improving your team’s effectiveness, being able to think from the perspectives of “level,” “position,” and “time” will help to significantly put you ahead.

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5 Principles of Childbearing: How to Avoid Mistakes of Discipline

5 Principles of Childbearing: How to Avoid Mistakes of Discipline

Discipline or harassment? It is hard to know the difference, especially in childbearing. One of the most

well-read web magazine series on the subject was turned into a book! A must-read for any supervisors.

From time to time, you may experience a situation like this—your kids are making the same mistakes once again, and all you can do is to scold at them, once again. At that point, you might want to examine why the same thing keeps happening again and again. It’s time to turn to “the five principles.” As simple as they are,

these principles can drastically change the way you treat your children or anyone under your supervision. It

is an easy and practical solution to your long struggles. Start today! 

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50 Giants of Strategy

50 Giants of Strategy

Winner of both the 2013 Harvard Business Review Readers’ Choice award and the 2014 Business Book Award grand prize.

Finally the last 100 years of business have been condensed into one volume.  Esteemed writer Koji Mitani discussed more than 90 different business concepts from the early 20th century all the way to the present day.  50 Giants of Strategy is informative yet accessible, and is sure to appeal to businesspeople of all stripes.

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6 Rules of Strategic PR

6 Rules of Strategic PR

The idea of PR is to change people’s behavior.  This book examines many of those factors, as well as effective and unorthodox strategies that major companies have used in the past.  PR is a battle of information on a worldwide stage, and 6 Rules of Strategic PR can help you put your best foot forward.

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64 Ways to Make Your Husband Rich

64 Ways to Make Your Husband Rich

Author Tami Ashisawa introduces 64 methods she used to successfully make her husband rich. With experience studying abroad in New York under her belt, Ashisawa married after returning to Japan and worked her way up to position of Vice President at an international trading company. During this period she discovered how to inspire her unmotivated husband, and introduces in this book exactly what she did in order to achieve the prosperity they now enjoy.

64 Ways to Make Your Husband Rich is the latest book from popular women’s writer and lecturer Tami Ashisawa. According to the author, the key to making your husband rich is to make him feel both physically and mentally that he is “valued and loved.” Making your husband feel valued and loved will help improve his self-esteem, which will in turn also improve his performance at work. However, it’s important to note that the secret to successfully pulling this off is to genuinely express your love and feelings to your husband.

This volume is packed with valuable knowledge and tips that anyone can do. In taking care of yourself and your husband, you will be able to live a happy, prosperous life as a married couple.

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77 Parables for Life and Work

77 Parables for Life and Work

From West to East, Old to New, this book collects 77 excellent parables with life lessons we can extract from them. Instead of seeing them as just old stories, the author attempts to give each of them a place in today’s world, revealing different meanings of life from different angles.  

This book is useful not only for self-reflection, but also for presentations at business settings and other occasions. For this purpose, every parable is summarized to fit a 2 min speech, adjusted to spoken words. You can quote your favorite parables at any occasions!

77 parables are categorized into 15 chapters.

Go to a chapter that resonates with your situation, and you shall find a right parable for you!

A good introduction to the world of parables, this book gives diverse perspectives on life and work.

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