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Required Reading

2 Second Lean – 3rd Edition: How to Grow People and Build a Fun Lean Culture
Banish Sloppiness: How I fell in love with precision while working in Japan
Awakening Your Ikigai: How the Japanese Wake Up to Joy and Purpose Every Day*
Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success
Understanding Japan: A Cultural History
*Ikigai is available on audio but not in all countries. You might need to order the hardcover copy. It is a very easy read and very important to understand. You will be put in front of one of the top neuroscientist in the world and if you don’t have a background on where he’s coming from you will be lost.
A Lesson Learned and a Lesson Forgotten
Dinner in Tokyo:
Norman & Noriko