Strategic Leadership in Japan with Timothy Connor

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In this episode of the Scaling Japan Podcast, we are joined once again by Timothy Connor. He has returned to introduce the business life cycle of foreign companies entering the Japan market. Timothy explains the different types of leaders needed for each stage of the cycle and how they can contribute to building and growing the company. This episode covers key points that businesses should consider when finding the right candidate to help establish and scale their company in Japan. This episode is a part of our comprehensive guide to Japan Market Entry article.

This podcast episode is excellent for:

  • Businesses interested in entering the Japan market
  • Business owners looking to find the right leadership to enter the Japan market

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Links from Guest Appearance

  • Reach out to Timothy Connor on his LinkedIn
  • Looking to enter the Japan Market? Check out Synnovate and get support from experienced professionals!

Links to Additional Resources

Show Notes

(3:03) Business life cycle of companies entering the Japan market  

(4:08) Importance of choosing the right leader

(6:44) Why companies might accidentally hire the wrong leaders

(8:08) Challenges of hiring in Japan

(13:52) Launch leadership explained

(15:35) Growth leadership explained

(17:33) Setting up a foundation before scaling

(20:37) Qualities of a good growth leader candidate

(21:42) How should a leader communicate

(23:33) Interim leadership explained

(32:56) Advantages and disadvantages of Japanese and foreign leaders

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