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The best podcast dedicated to helping you have more fun working in Japan. Whether you're teaching, freelancing or working for a big company, we've got you covered with fascinating interviews with expert guests.

Proudly sponsored by jobsinjapan.com - the best place to find your next job in Japan.

The Inside Japan Podcast Charlie Moritz

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

The best podcast dedicated to helping you have more fun working in Japan. Whether you're teaching, freelancing or working for a big company, we've got you covered with fascinating interviews with expert guests.

Proudly sponsored by jobsinjapan.com - the best place to find your next job in Japan.

    Are We Working Too Hard in Japan? | With Max

    Are We Working Too Hard in Japan? | With Max

    On this episode I'm speaking with Max, who is the author of the international bestseller Time Off: A Practical Guide to Building Your Rest Ethic and Finding Success Without the Stress. He lives in Japan and works as an AI researcher particularly in the fields of music and design, and is excited about how AI will shape the future of work and enhancing human empathy and creativity. 

    Find out more about him and his book at maxfrenzel.com



    Check out the video podcast on Spotify or our YouTube.

    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.

    • 31 min
    Don't Get Demoralized Learning Japanese | With Sam

    Don't Get Demoralized Learning Japanese | With Sam

    On this episode I'm speaking with Sam about learning Japanese. He is the Marketing Director for Coto Academy, and we talk about his language learning journey and his advice on becoming fluent faster! 

    Check out Coto Academy.

    Check out the video podcast on Spotify or our YouTube.

    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.

    • 42 min
    Surviving the 3/11 Earthquake in Iwate | With Matt

    Surviving the 3/11 Earthquake in Iwate | With Matt

    Check out the video podcast on Spotify or our YouTube.

    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.



    Some websites you can check out to support relief for Tohoku:

    東北ライブハウス大作戦

    (Tohoku Live House Daisakusen)

    Sapporo

    Klub Counter Action

    Miyako

    Klub Counter Action

    Blue Resistance

    Freaks

    Slang

    Miyako

    Iwate



    Orgs

    Safecast

    Atlantic Pacific

    Blue Compass

    Playground of Hope

    Photohoku



    Matt's Features about 3.11

    Alma Mater Hobart & William Smith

    Japan Times

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Medium

    Soundcloud

    • 37 min
    Do Japanese Companies Make Climate Change Worse? | with Monica

    Do Japanese Companies Make Climate Change Worse? | with Monica

    Today I’m talking with Monica, who works as the Japan country manager of Influence Map generating useful and interesting climate change reports on businesses and policy here. We talked about Nuclear Energy, how Japanese companies respond to and lobby government about climate guidance, and education about climate change and things we can do to help if we want while living in Japan. I hope you find this conversation as useful as I did.

    Learn more at Influence Map: https://influencemap.org/

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    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.

    • 32 min
    Dealing With "Burn Out" and Moving Back To Japan | With Misha

    Dealing With "Burn Out" and Moving Back To Japan | With Misha

    On this episode I'm speaking with my friend Misha, who left Japan, but came back again after starting his online coaching platform business called Carrus. We dig into burnout and hustle culture, meditation and self-improvement, and how hard it really is to get a job at big tech companies in Japan. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did.

    Check out https://www.carrus.io/ and Misha's Substack at https://mishayurchenko.substack.com/about

    Other things we mentioned:

    Brene Brown's book Atlas of the Heart - https://amzn.to/3putNTD

    Gabor Mate Lecture about Trauma and Healing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3WzMpjtkrs



    Timestamps:

    00:00 Intro

    01:23 Leaving Japan and Coming Back

    05:05 Being Effective When Working For Yourself

    09:12 Which Thinkers Helped You Avoid Burnout?

    13:14 Why Do People Get Cancer?

    17:39 Why Trying Too Hard Can Be a Problem

    20:18 Starting Carrus

    26:15 What is the Amazon Interview REALLY Like?

    29:55 Is It Hard To Run A Business From Japan?

    37:12 Outro



    Check out the video podcast on Spotify or our YouTube.

    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.

    • 38 min
    Lessons From Successful Foreigners in Japan | Inside Japan Podcast

    Lessons From Successful Foreigners in Japan | Inside Japan Podcast

    On this episode I'm doing something a bit different, and sharing some of the lessons I have learned from our most popular guests.

    Timestamps (check your podcast player or the YouTube show for links):

    00:00 Intro

    00:29 Immerse Yourself in Japanese

    02:59 Starting a School

    04:01 Love and Respect Are Everything

    04:52 Exploit the Talent Gap

    06:55 Save Money on your Apartment

    11:23 Presentation Zen

    15:00 Learning Japanese is About Mindset

    16:51 Don't Start a School With Your Spouse

    19:10 Preparation Builds Confidence

    20:53 Outro

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    For the best place on the internet to find your next job in Japan, go to JobsinJapan.com.

    #InsideJapan #Episode177

    • 21 min

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Fun, great and useful info

This is a perfect podcast dedicated to living the ALT life over in Japan, and getting prepared for almost any situation whilst over there. Hands down deserves all the recognition and love!

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