After easing state of emergency, the world is getting back to normal,, but “Can build back better?”

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa

After the previous article on searching alpha (https://masahironakagawa-272.medium.com/chasing-%CE%B1-not-only-%CE%B2-as-an-educator-f948d927e8e9), we see more how people get back to normal, and huge “revenge” consumer activities all over the places. The more I see people get to back to the public space, the more I see too many cases where the quality of service…

Lesson from my students, after the state of emergency

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa

At last, Japan eased the state of emergency on COVID 19 and gradually the traffic is coming back.

This week has a national holiday on 3rd Nov, and most of peoples are getting easy to take a little longer holiday (very healthy), and I am receiving some student’s visit from…

Very intelligent discussion with my mentor Hiro

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa @ Acqualine, Tokyo

Last weekend was an annual Takeuchi Zemi Golf and I am honored to be a chauffeur for Hiro Takeuchi sensei and his wife Nobu-san. 50 miles drive to the golf course are always my precious moment with lots of updating, sometime at very private topics. …

I may be trying both, and hybrid style

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa

As updating frequently, my exercise of Nakagawa Zemi are expanding gradually with lots of fun, and during these exercise, I am finding one of the key essence on how Coaching and Teaching are different.

As Professor Clay Christensen at HBS explained many times (https://youtu.be/tvos4nORf_Y), we should tell “how to do”…

Talking about学歴/Academic Background/Budge — itself does not matter, but what you learn and materialize matters

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa at Takeda Shrine, Kofu, August 2021

Sex and the City the Movie in 2008 (https://youtu.be/g9Mx2OLnoGI) is my classic text for English lesson to the class. Some wordings are too straight-forward and x rated, but these are very simple and easy to understand. At the beginning, Carrie said “In New York, we came to get “love” and…

Recklessly and with agility

Credit; Kanta Hirai, photo by Hiro Nakagawa @ Value Create Inc. Nakano Broadway

Already explored at my previous article at https://masahironakagawa-272.medium.com/5-keys-for-keeping-dream-and-the-dream-comes-true-at-last-6327267c64d2, Kanta moved to Tokyo and explores his new world, Shibuya, with his humble and hungry spirits.

At project ALOHA (https://masahironakagawa-272.medium.com/shared-enjoyment-value-562d72497af5), I got great reason to be able to update with many old friends in person. At the last session was with Mr…

Lesson from project ALOHA

Credit; Takeuchi Zemi, photo by Hiro Nakagawa at Kapalua, Maui

On the early morning of August, I got a call from my mentor, Professor Hiro Takeuchi Sensei at Harvard Business School (at age of 74, still active at the classroom).

“Hiro, I got a wild idea, then I need your help. Please ally with Gagi”

I am 4th generation of…

Tokyo Olympic became a game changer

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa @ Grand Hyatt Tokyo

I know we have pros and cons to this current Olympic. I was also not 100% pros to this event, especially at this timing, but we may find this event becoming the game changer to the next chapter of global society. …

Great essay. I observe the most valuable point of Japan is "safety". We do not have School Bus, and at most of public elementary or secondary school has "walking commute"; This means that Japan is so safe and no need too much protection for kids. Lived in the US, UK and Hong Kong, and I never seen this at the different countries.

Nakagawa Zemi expanded to “Matured Version”, and now enjoying weekly Zoom and daily chat

Credit; Hiro Nakagawa @ Roppongi Hills, Tokyo

(https://masahironakagawa-272.medium.com/english-language-training-is-like-my-workout-muscle-training-ee48dec2586a)

Thanks to Satomi, our tech team at HBSO Community Challenge Tokyo Chapter 2021 (https://community.myhbx.org/) has very good chemistry to stimulate each other. Just one day before the re-stating the emergency in Tokyo area, we had a great wrap up in-person at Roppongi Hills.

Masahiro (Hiro) Nakagawa

Professor (Non-Tenure), Yamanashi Gakuin University (from April 2022), Owner of J.H. Partners Limited.

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