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Argue Back

Argue Back

A top lawyer reveals everything they know about rebuttals from their experiences in the courtroom!

Have you ever become irritated when trying to justify a point during a meeting, answer a question after a presentation, reply to an inquiry from a customer, deal with your co-workers, decline an invitation, or talk with your friends and partner?

Weren’t able to immediately find the right answer? Weren’t able to reply quickly enough? Becoming more and more panicked, you find yourself freezing and...

Argue Back teaches all you need to know to counter in any situation.

Lawyer and author of this book, Hirotsugu Kiyama, introduces what he calls “everyday rebuttal techniques,” and teaches how you can put them to use immediately. Give them a try, and you’ll be “arguing back” in no time!

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Attaining Satori and Living with No Regrets

Attaining Satori and Living with No Regrets

What happens after our death?

That, you must find out after you die.

Buddhism is actually casual and interesting!   

A vice chief abbot of a Buddhist temple with 470 years of history shares

a secret of living a good life.

・How to live without worrying about interpersonal relationship?

・What is the single most important thing in life?

・What to do when you feel anxious about your future?

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Autonomic Nerve Care Book For A Business Person

Autonomic Nerve Care Book For A Business Person

Does your mind often feel foggy?

Do you have a sleeping problem?

Do you find yourself suffocated from time to time?

This book is a solution to mental and physical health.

Japan’s first expert in autonomic nervous system treatment reveleas how to improve our posture, sleep, diet, exercise and thinking.

This book is divided into five parts--posture, exercise, diet, sleep and thinking--that improve your autonomic nervous system. It is a holistic approach to a truly healthy life.

Methods introduced in this book are all easy to start from today. Apply a few that matches your need and feel the difference!

Autonomic nerve care is an essential skill to continue working in a cheerful and joyful way.

We hope that this book will bring energy and health to hard working business people around the world.

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Become a Better Problem Solver! 20 Frameworks Taught to New Consultants

Become a Better Problem Solver! 20 Frameworks Taught to New Consultants

Coming in from outside the company ready to provide all the answers your company needs for problems regarding financial management, projects, etc. are consultants. You find yourself in awe of the jargon they use, feeling totally at ease that they will be able to solve everything for you. But, did you realize that this is possible because of the problem-solving framework they learned as new hires?

Become a Better Problem Solver! is jam-packed with basic frameworks that you can easily put to use in your everyday work. Even if you find yourself thinking that “frameworks have absolutely nothing to do with my job,” you’ll be surprised after reading just how useful they actually are. In fact, some of the frameworks have even been used for increasing customers for parties, and even getting a date.

Frameworks are not objectives but rather tools used to help you organize thoughts and ideas for business. They are used by so many people because of their capability to improve the effectiveness of your work, and allow you to increase the efficiency of brain-storming.

It’s not necessary to implement every framework at once. Even just by using one or two after reading, you’ll be surprised by how much more easily you are able to deal with work in areas you are unfamiliar with than before.

With the 20 frameworks in this book you can:

-    Become a more effective employee!

-    Be able to work at any company in any position!

-    Use the frameworks to help improve your personal life!

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Become Number Two!

Become Number Two!

From the time he entered the business world, Soyama could never seem to achieve anything above average. Disappointed in himself, Soyama decided that he would do everything in his power to put himself ahead of the rest – a move that eventually lead to his promotion to Director of one of Japan’s largest multimedia internet companies.

Soyama describes how young readers can survive in the business world not by aiming to be the very best, but rather by aiming to be above average. While we can’t all be number one, a strong sense of responsibility, flexibility and strong communication skills can boost anyone’s career. 

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Begin from Within

Begin from Within: Teachings on Love from a Buddhist Monk

Begin from Within is the latest release from Asia’s most popular, million-copy selling monk Ryunosuke Koike. Based upon Koike’s love advice column on a popular astrology website, Begin from Within provides answers to a variety of typical romance troubles, combining Buddhist thought with his unusual and outspoken writing style. Unlike any Buddhist book published before, Koike’s latest release provides readers with an entirely new look into this enigmatic monk’s mind.  

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Begin with Why and For Whom?: General Electronics’ Functional Approach

Begin with Why and For Whom?: General Electronics’ Functional Approach

When you run into problems in business settings, what is the first thing that comes into your mind? A good starting point leads to a good solution. This is the book that will set you on the right path.

The problem solving skill is the most sought out asset among business people. Way too many books claim to teach you this skill, but they tend to be overcomplicated. It’s as simple as it could be with the functional approach. Say, your company has been doing too well recently, and workers stay working overnight every day, overwhelmed by the increasing volume of work. What should we do here? Just hire more people or what? The functional approach pioneered by General Electronics allows you to look deeper into causes of things, rather than fighting surface matters. The question to ask here is: Why and for whom are we doing it? With this book, it could not be easier to understand and practice this ground breaking approach at your work. Transform the way you solve problems.

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Beyond Strategy Consulting: The Art of Problem Solving and Value Creation: From Classic Frameworks to Social Business

Beyond Strategy Consulting: The Art of Problem Solving and Value Creation:  From Classic Frameworks to Social Business

A must-have for anyone who wants to learn problem solving in this new age.

The author has worked as a director and senior advisor at the two most powerful consulting firms in the world: McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group. His knowledge now comprehends the pros and cons of the legendary problem solving methods of the two firms, and he proposes a new way toward value creation and business analysis. Different from any other problem solving manuals, this book presents a radical approach to classic frameworks with many case studies.

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Beyond the Horizon

Beyond the Horizon

All modern media outlets are in the midst of fierce competition from digital media. Will publishers and television broadcasters be able to survive this period in which technological advances seem to be occurring on a daily basis? Beyond the Horizon is a challenging title that analyzes the latest worldwide paradigm shifts in media; covering topics such as the internet, social media, smart phones, and ultimately providing a prediction of power balances in the media market in 2014.

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Book of the Wise

Book of the Wise

This fantasy/personal growth novel tells the story of a man named Alex who finds hope for life again after meeting a mysterious young boy.  The young boy has a journal, in which he writes about his travels, which he calls the Book of the Wise.

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