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BANZAI! Japanese Business Lessons from a Skydiver

by Diana K. Rowland

Ever wonder what it would be like to learn to skydive in Japan? Probably not, but Diana Rowland uses her sense of humor to find the learning gems in the arduous absurd and translate them into practical advice for business people. Short, fun, with memorable anecdotes that will help you through tough business interactions, Japanese Business Lessons from a Skydiver is sure to give you laughs and lessons at the same time. Anyone working with the Japanese, jumping out of planes, or doing both anywhere in the world will find this treasure well worth the short time it takes to read...again and again.

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