Cross-Cultural Episodes

July 24, 2021

Robert Whiting: "Tokyo Junkie" 60 Years of Bright Lights, Back Alleys…

I have been a big fan of Robert Whiting ever since I read "Chrysanthemum and the Bat" back in high school in the 1980's. Numerous…

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June 6, 2021

Parissa Haghirian: Japanese Management Expert

Parissa Haghirian is an internationally renowned expert on Japanese Management and Leadership and a Professor of International Ma…

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March 21, 2021

Katheryn Gronauer: Helping Foreigners Thrive in Japan

Katheryn Gronauer is the founder of Thrive Tokyo. She is a cross-cultural trainer and business coaching entrepreneur based in To…

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Dec. 25, 2020

Timothy Langley: Renowned Japan Business and Political Advisor & Advo…

An amazing and iconic Tokyo veteran - Timothy Langley. With over 40 years experience in Japan, Timothy is the founder of Japan's…

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Oct. 21, 2020

Cynthia Usui: Author, Career Re-Inventor, and Female Empowerment Coach

Cynthia Usui is the Author of Eight things Full-time Housewives Should do Before Entering the Workforce . After 17 years as a sta…

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Oct. 7, 2020

Brendhan Kelly: Hospitality Communication Manager

Brendhan Kelly is the Hospitality Communication Manager for the Tysons Group of restaurants. Tysons is most well known for Ivy Pl…

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Sept. 7, 2020

Dominic Carter: Japan Market Entry and Branding Expert

This episode I sit down with Dominic Carter, an expert on Japan market entry, market research, and branding. Dominic shares great…

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July 6, 2020

Tim Sullivan's Hawaiian Airlines Story

This episode I continue my conversation with Tim Sullivan. Specifically, he talks about the hundreds of cross-cultural training s…

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June 21, 2020

Tim Sullivan: Cross-Cultural Educator & Authentic Storyteller

Tim Sullivan is a cross-cultural educator as well as a very down to earth and culturally astute ambassador for Japan and foreign …

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May 7, 2020

Andrew Silberman: Leadership Expert and Chief Enthusiast

This episode I share craft beers with Andrew Silberman, Chief Enthusiast of the Advanced Management Training Group and author of …

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Feb. 26, 2020

Rochelle Kopp: Japan Inter-Cultural & Communications Expert

Rochelle Kopp is one of the sharpest Japan inter-culturally minded people I've ever met. She is a Japanese business culture exper…

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Jan. 26, 2020

Masako Yamamura: Retail & Leadership Trainer Extraordinaire

Dive into Hospitality and Retail with professional sales and leadership trainer Masako Yamamura. We discuss Omotenashi, Bartende…

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