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Coaching Management

Coaching Management

Professional coaching was first introduced to Japan by the author, who is now CEO of the largest coaching firm in Japan.

The author Mamoru Itoh, the pioneer of coaching who was the first to introduce the methods to Japan, explains everything you need to know about coaching. His original program combining both Western methods and own methodology has made significant improvement to leading corporations that represent Japan, and is highly regarded both domestically and internationally such as receiving praises from USA and China.

“Even though my employees know what they should be doing, why aren’t they doing it?”

“Even though we had a plan, why didn’t we make it happen?”

“Why won’t this organization change?”

If you have ever found yourself considering any of the above, this is the book for you. Mamoru Itoh explains in detail how to utilize coaching skills in management. Complete with illustrations, learn everything about how coaching works from its theory, philosophy, and its practical applications. This is the ultimate coaching bible for both aspiring coaches and business people who want to utilize coaching in management.

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Coaching Skills (Illustrated Edition)

Improving Coaching Techniques

This is the illustrated edition of Yoshiyuki Suzuki’s Coaching Skills, is a coaching manual book that has sold over 60,000 copies. Based on the practices implemented at Nissan and other leading corporations by Japan’s top coaching firm, Coach A Ltd., this guidebook covers the 50 skills required in any team. This title is particularly popular as a training guide for corporate training.

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Coaching to Optimize Potential in Others

Coaching to Optimize Potential in Others

Yoshiyuki Suzuki, a Certified Coach in Japan, explains in a simple and reader-friendly manner how to use 50 practical coaching skills to optimize people’s potential. Readers can start reading any part of the book, depending on the demand of the situation and which skill one wants to acquire, and can apply that skill right away.

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Confucius for Modern Readers

Confucius for Modern Readers

For over 2,100 years the Analects by Confucius is one of the most influential philosophical works of all time.

Though to some the name Confucius may bring about images of the ancient, stuffy and old-fashioned, the contents of the Analects themselves are anything but boring: its teachings are still just as revolutionary and stimulating as it first was two millennia ago.  

Confuciusfor Modern Readers by Yasutomi isn’t a mere direct translation, but is rather a selection of some of the most profound quotes from Confucius, translated in an easy-to-understand, modern format. Readers will be both moved and inspired to action in this fresh rendering of a timeless classic.

At the heart of this book lies a message of loving to learn, rather than simply absorb knowledge, as well as how to enjoy life through your pursuits. 

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Controlling Your Emotions

Controlling Your Emotions

“The mind is a wonderful servant but a terrible master,” you have heard this quote, right? Too often we are led astray by our emotional tendencies. When this happens, we tend to blame others or environments for causing us stress, and end up getting more stressed out. How can we change this negative spiral?

Keep Your Mind Clean is a compact guide to mental wellbeing for people who need to cooperate with others. This book helps you to become aware of your own emotional tendencies and frees you from unnecessary stress. When you are aware of the workings of your mind, you can organize them. Keep it clean!

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Create Your Own Strengths

U25: Create Your Own Strengths

The U25 Survival Manual Series was created in order to help readers 25 and under make it through these difficult times. This first volume of the U25 Survival Manual Series was written by legendary youth blogger “Hachu,” whose blog gets over 470,000 page views daily. Popular with students and young readers, Itoh explains how she created the “Hachu” persona and used it to propel herself into the business world.

Message from the author:

“’I have no idea who I am. I have no idea what my strengths are. Help!’

To those who have picked up this book with these thoughts in their head, go and figure out who you are.

However, no matter how hard you try, you probably won’t find the answers.

So rather than trying to figure out the answer to a question you can’t comprehend, rather than trying to start something you can’t understand in the first place, try making the person you want to be and work from there! After that, completely become this person you’ve created. Continue to “act out” who they are because doing so will always let you be the person you want to be. It’s ok not to know the “real you” because while doing all this, your true strengths will find their way through. And once you know your strengths, you’ll be able to figure out what you can do and what you want to do.

I say this because I still don’t know what my strengths are and who I really am; so I keep on integrating the role of “Hachu,” the person I want to be, with what I do know about myself. “Hachu’s” very existence is what has allowed me to be a strong person and provided me with lots of fantastic opportunities.”

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Creepy Girlfriend

Creepy Girlfriend: Dating Mistakes We All Make

This is an illustration collection of the cute skull character “creepy girlfriend" Dokukoi-chan. Popular with young women across Japan, she has over 12,500 Twitter followers and was featured in a music video for pop star Mao Abe. With each illustration accompanied by a short caption detailing her latest creepy actions (“I saw where you live…on Street View.” “Your last name goes perfectly with my first name.”) her unsuccessful love life is sure to strike a chord in young women everywhere.

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Customs of a Beautiful Body

Customs of a Beautiful Body

Kumi Koda was not born sexy and glamorous. For years she was short, chubby, and unassuming. Customs of a Beautiful Body will teach you how she turned everything around!

Over the years she has developed customs for a beautiful body that anyone can put to use. Her tips go way beyond simply starvation diets and make-up. You too can be beautiful today!

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Dieting for Life

Dieting for Life

It’s time to take a look back at what your ancestors ate.
Everyone’s body is equipped with an ability to heal itself. In fact, your body wants to be healthy. All you need to do is give it the tools to do so. However many of us today are on a collision course with ill health and disease due to our diets. The good news is that getting back on track is easy, and it starts by simply changing the way you eat.
Charming illustrations by Kaoru Kusano accompany the wisdom of longtime food and health advocate Ryuzo Akiyama. It’s never too late to change your future, so why not start today? 

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