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Kazuyo Katsuma's Practical Guidebook to Independent Life

Kazuyo Katsuma' s Practical Guide to the Life of Independence

Kazuyo Katsuma, one of the most famous women in Japan, even making The Wall Street Journal's "The Top 50 Women to Watch" list, offers her advice on how to live one's life.

This newly packaged edition of Katsuma’s first major publication has arrived! With all the books she authored becoming best sellers, not a day goes by in Japan where she cannot be seen appearing in a major media outlet such as television, newspaper, and magazines.

In Practical Guidebook to Independent Life, Katsuma candidly shares all her knowledge on studying, investing one's time, optimization, finances, as well as how to become a stronger person, and even how to choose the right partner. 

According to Katsuma, an independent woman is someone who:

-  Earns more than 6,000,000 yen annually

-  Has a good partner

-  And only improves upon her self as she ages, constantly improving her ability to be both emotionally and financially independent from others

Take a moment to read Practical Guidebook and learn in-depth Katsuma’s rules for being independent, and you too can open the door to independent living, along with a whole new world of possibility and freedom.

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Kazuyo Katsuma's Training Seminar on how to Make Your Brain Business-Minded

Kazuyo Katsuma's Business Thinking Training Seminar

This book is based on a seminar held by Katsuma on the basics of business thinking held due to the high demand from readers wishing to learn from her personally. To succeed in business means to succeed in continuous problem solving. By mastering basic business thinking and learning the basic rules of problem solving, you will be able to effectively cope with any difficult problem that comes your way and consistently achieve good results from your work. Katsuma introduces readers to a logical thinking process indispensable to problem solving almost as if she is your private coach. Written by the globally active economic commentator, who has been selected as the Wall Street Journal's Top 50 Women to Watch, this book offers introduction to various ways to improve logical thinking, including how to use the MECE method as a basis for logical thinking, as well as how to draw a logic tree, how to find facts and data when it is not easily available through traditional media outlets, methods to effectively analyze data, and more.

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Kohmi Hirose Presents: Get Better at Singing - Starting Today!

KOHMI HIROSE PRESENTS: SINGING LESSONS TO BECOME A DIVA IN A DAY

This is the first book written by the legendary J-POP singer-songwriter Kohmi Hirose. Kohimi Hirose, the legendary J-POP singer who received vocal training from renowned American voice coach Seth Riggs, whose pupils included Michael Jackson, teaches you how to sing well and enjoy it. Having produced some of the bestselling songs of all time, including the recent charity song for 3.11 disaster relief, “Egao no Megami-sama,” her lessons on becoming a better singer provide readers a rare chance to learn from one of the masters.

In How to Get Better at Singing, Hirose introduces ways to master and enjoy singing that boosts your mind and soul, based on her experiences as both a vocalist and voice trainer. Explaining that neither gender nor age matters when it comes to singing, one of the most important things when it comes to singing is to make use of your whole body, not just your mouth. But how exactly can one become a better singer? It’s much easier than you’d imagine!

Hirose guarantees that even if you are tone-deaf and have absolutely no confidence in your vocal abilities at all, mastering the tips in her book will transform your voice into one that touches the hearts of others. This easy-to-read guide is perfect for any reader, regardless of age, gender, and background.

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Kokoro Saijiki: A Year of Japan

Kokoro Saijiki: A Year of Japan

A saijiki is a traditional Japanese dictionary of haiku in which poems are arranged not alphabetically or by subject, but rather by seasons. Kokoro Saijiki puts a twist on the traditional saijiki format, providing readers with explanations of important events, natural occurrences, and other culturally relevant aspects to each month of the year. Readers can find inner peace and tranquility by reading about occurrences such as the first snow, the blooming of spring flowers, the Tanabata festival of the stars, and autumn moon-viewing parties, as well as get more in touch with nature and rhythms of the seasons. Accompanied by breathtaking illustrations by illustrator Tsurutarou Kataoka, Kokoro Saijiki is the perfect book for Japan enthusiasts and those looking for an introspective and relaxing read alike. 

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Late Night Meals for Two

Late Night Meals for Two

Message from the author:

“Both my husband an myself work full time. Every day we eat breakfast, lunch, and a late dinner. We want to eat together but there are inevitably days where we get home as late as 10PM. It’s just not possible to check what’s in the fridge, whip out a cookbook, and cook a bunch of dishes that take well over 30 minutes to prepare at such a late hour. Eating so late at night isn’t good for the waistline either.

The recipes introduced in this book are balanced yet low-calorie, simple to make, and will leave you with a full stomach. All of the recipes are part of my late-night dinner repertoire and I hope they will help you eat delicious, home-cooked meals no matter what time of day it is.”

This cookbook is designed for dual-income families everywhere. Filled with delicious, vegetable-rich, low-calorie recipes that can be made within 15 minutes, Late Night Meals for Two will solve all your after work cooking worries. Author Shirasaka also describes how to take delicious-looking photos with your smartphone so you can share your creations on the net. 

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Lead Your Company to Success by Making Your Employees Happy

Lead Your Company to Success by Making Your Employees Happy

Companies that economically viable put effort into the following three resources:

  1. Making sure that their management principles are completely in sync.
  2. Making sure that their employees are motivated.
  3. Making sure that employees, their families, clients, and society feels connected and trusts the company.

Lead Your Company to Business Success by Making Your Employees Happy features the following 12 companies, chosen out of a survey conducted of 4,500 companies for their adherence to the above guidelines and are actively working towards creating a brighter future for both their employees and society.

-    ISF Net Japan – An IT company dedicated to the creation of jobs.

-    Sugi Seika – A food manufacturer that contributes back to local areas it operates out of.

-    Kogawa Keikaku – A driving school that has students come from all across Japan to learn there.

-    FP Corporation – A food company whose mission is to connect people to others, to nature, and to companies.

-    Swan – A bakery and café that employs disabled persons to work with the unimpaired.

-    Iwami Ginzan Lifestyle and Culture Research Institute – Committed to sustaining traditional Japanese products.

-    Syunzai – This circulation company distributes fish caught by local fisherman throughout Japan.

-    Mono-ya – A traditional accessory maker that primarily uses fossilized gems and stones.

-    Tree of Life – A company that promotes the appreciation of nature and health through their herbal and aroma therapy products.

-    Shikoku Kanzai – With its management mission stating that the company aspires to be “a cleaning company that people dream of working for,” Shikoku Kanzai is a new kind of building management company.

-    Felissimo – A mail order company that contributes to the disabled through the production and sale of its products.

-    Achievement – A personnel training company that aims to create a world free of bullying and discrimination.

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Leadership Principles 101

Leadership Principles 101: Simple Ways to Lead and Motivate

The sequel to the 420,000 copy bestseller Change Just 1% of Your Work Techniques to Put Yourself Against 99% of the Rest. Presented in the same two pages per-topic format as its predecessor, this follow up on leadership contains 82 tips and hints that can instantly make anyone a great leader.

150,000 copies sold within two months of release!

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Learning in Your 50’s and Beyond

Learning in Your 50’s and Beyond

Whether you are looking to better yourself, start a business, or find new relationships, getting started in your 50’s is the secret to success.

In this book, you will learn exactly why that is, as well as the changes your brain is subject to if you do not keep it sharp. Doing so will not only keep your mind quick and healthy, but will also keep you happy and motivated well into your twilight years.

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Life Traveler

Life Traveler

Discover's latest personal growth-fiction hybrid release from bestselling author Kitagawa details how two university students learn what is truly important in life through the people and places they encounter while traveling. Includes full-color photos from the author's travels.

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