The Japanese enjoy whiskey. In fact there is a whisky distillery in Hokkaido that has won several international awards. So, it would be remiss of us not to taste their wares!
Attending training and conferences are expensive activities. If you are a sole trader or someone who pays for their own self-development, these may present an expense that you choose not to take on. There are ways around this.
Life is 10%
what happens to us
and 90% how we react to it.
~ Dennis P. Kimbro
For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
~ Henry David Thoreau
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
~ Emily Dickinson
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
~ Havelock Ellis
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
~ John Quincy Adams
According to recent research by the Australian National University (ANU), a healthy work load is 39 hours a week. Working more than this can put your health at risk. It seems that women are more sensitive to this than men becuase of their other domestic responsibilities. In a workforce that is seeing a larger representation of working women, this is concerning for organisations and their people alike.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
~ Saint Augustine
James is the manager of Monty’s restaurant and bar in Hirafu village. He is one of the first business owners I met – largely due to his coffee-making prowess! Many coffees and conversations later, he agreed to tell me more about his flexible lifestyle.