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Career Success
APR 12, 2019

Is Japan’s New Era Name a Reflection of the Country’s Personal Mission?

…This element of personal commitment wins out in kokorozashi, then, over the consensus nature of gengo. Pursuing Aspirations Kokorozashi translates to English as “a personal mission.” The first criterion for…

Career Success
MAR 5, 2019

The Path of Your Personal Mission

A kokorozashi is not just a life goal, but an ongoing personal mission that opens the mind and helps bring possibilities into focus. Developing one can be challenging, but even…

Career Success
FEB 22, 2019

A Shrine, a Flea Market, and Kokorozashi Reflection

Gil Chavez breaks down the purpose of a popular annual field trip he takes with GLOBIS MBA students and how it applies to self reflection.

Career Success
NOV 2, 2018

Ikigai: A Book about Finding Your Purpose

Mentioning Japan tends to conjure images of quality products and services, sushi, sumo, anime, and otaku, among other things. Something most people don’t realize is that there is a common thread running through all of these: ikigai.

Career Success
SEP 19, 2018

Brandon Tatum: Law, Music, and the Pursuit of Kokorozashi

After completing his MBA with GLOBIS in August 2014, Brandon Tatum sought out a career that would allow him to…

Career Success
AUG 1, 2018

The Path of Your Personal Mission (2)

…more than we can resist our destiny. In step four, we choose to take up this endeavor, this personal mission, this kokorozashi. The decision to do so comes not from…

Career Success
JUL 30, 2018

The Path of Your Personal Mission (1)

MBA curriculum, the course that most focuses on personal development is Entrepreneurial Leadership. This is a required course in which students challenge themselves to develop a personal mission and life…

Career Success
JUL 19, 2018

Finding Your Life Purpose with Ikigai

Renowned Japanese brain scientist Ken Mogi explains the Japanese concept of ikigai—what it is, why it’s important, and how to…

Global Japan
MAY 8, 2018

Jesús Rodríguez: Entrepreneur sharing Japanese Entertainment with Latin America

Inspired by his MBA, GLOBIS Alum Jesús Rodríguez now runs his own film distribution company in Mexico. We caught up…

Career Success
APR 25, 2018

How Personal Mission Fits Into Your MBA

…a passion for goodwill. A person’s kokorozashi can become resolution and ambition, and developed to form a vision and personal mission—a “true north” signifying the direction of one’s authentic purpose in…