The Rise of The Nomad – A New Work-Life Style in Japan

Historically, Japan has been a sedentary agricultural society. The people were strongly tied to the land and stayed there all their lives. The proverb ‘a rolling stone gathers no moss’ was considered negative in Japan, where the moss was viewed as something valuable, as you see at the famous Saiho-ji moss temple in Kyoto.

On the other hand, the people on the move without settling were looked as irresponsible and untrustworthy. For the past few years, however, Japan is seeing a rise of a new type of people against this perspective Рthe nomad.

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‘The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur’ by Mike Michalowicz

This book is not about celebrity entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. This book is about ordinary people like you and me, who don’t have a special talent, past experience or abundant amount of money to start a successful business today. Nevertheless, the author says you can become an entrepreneur today. To show you what you can, he busted typical three myths about entrepreneur’s requirements – Extraordinary Talent, Customer and Funding.

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