Japanese Bath for Elders and Challenged

Wow ... Can I just set there and it washed my body ... I want one.
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Japan Fair Day 1

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Japan Fair 2019

Getting our Opinion Stands Ready
http://www.opinionstand.com
Jason Takahashi
Michael's Subaru
See you all at Japan Fair
#japanFair2019 #OpinionStand #uchikuraco #valueproposition #pspinc #onlinesales #marketing #kiroboto #webdevelopment #branding #bloguru #japaneseonline

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My Newsletter Vol.30

Millennials

Dear Reader,

When I was young, older people always told us, they do not understand what we are thinking and what we enjoy. We are so different from our parents and we were proud of that. But the tide has changed, we are now looking at young people and saying ”I do not understand your values.” I guess it is the same thing what our parents went through.

Until our generation, all businesses wanted to create something young people would buy. We created Walkman, PCs, Tablets, Cellular Phones, Internet and so on. We created something tangible. Something you can touch. Now, the new generation created UBER, Air B&B, Car Sharing and so on. They are basically applications of the things we created. Instead of buying and owning the stuff, people rent what they need when they need them.

Younger people do not get their news from news media. They get it from their friends through the Internet. They do not really communicate well face-to-face, instead, they communicate with social media and text. Younger people are much more socially conscious than my generation. They care about the environment and the world we live in. They are not as protective as my generation. They seem very naive to my generation.

In any sense, it is difficult for my generation to understand millennials. But we need to adopt, try to understand and communicate with those who have different values. It is always a challenge for older people to deal with younger people. But younger people are the future and they will face what we are facing when they get as old as I am. Good luck with that!
#Newsletter #pspinc #valueproposition #marketing #kiroboto #postinheaven #dreamersi #pompomwashere #opinionstand #pompomishere #feebackonpilotsbt

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Best Italian

Great Pasta Dish
You know what it is.
Great Ravioli
Big portion
This it self it enough for three people.
One of the best steak.
They should have let me know that pastas were appetizers,
Those are so so so sweet.
Nice people.
This is an Italian Restaurant owned and operated by Chinese. Great food, Great people. We had so much food ... After an appetizer and past dishes, I was full. But from there they serve Salad and Streaks. Are you kidding???

Perch No Italian ... Seattle

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Amazon and Ford

#Amazon #valueproposition #pspinc #marketing #kiroboto #dreamersi #opinionstand #feebackonpilotsbt #pompomwashere #postinheaven #pompomishere

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Next Version Opinion Stand

#OpinionStand #uchikuraco #valueproposition #pspinc #onlinesales #marketing #kiroboto #webdevelopment #branding #bloguru #japaneseonline

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Phishing Email

Please do not fall for this.
#PhishingEmail

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Sunday Morning Breakfast Club

I eat out every Sunday Morning ... I am calling it "Sunday Breakfast Club"
No... It is not a formal meeting or anything like that.
But I love to have people join me.

Today, I had my breakfast at Alexa's Cafe in Bothell.
I waited 25 minutes to be seated. Very popular place.

https://alexascafe.com
#SundayBreakfastClub

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Gas Prices

Even with everthing that is happening in Iraq, gasoline prices are stable now. I filled up with premium gas today at Costco.
#GasPrice

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Newsletter Vol. 29

Being Monitored

Dear Reader,

We have developed “Opinion Stand” which enables walk-in customers to input their opinion by pressing a button. There is nothing more simple than that. I thought it was a good idea for the establishment to receive real-time customer opinions, and it is. But I realized that business owners love this system but the employees who are facing customers do not really like their customers to evaluate them. Especially when the opinion sent directly to the business owners.

I found that businesses who have a good relationship between the management and the workers welcome this system. But many businesses that have less than ideal relationship would come up with the series of excuses like;

The system costs too much.
Customers are happy. We know that already.
I do not want to be judged.
This system is too simple to know what is wrong.

I thought businesses that already have paper surveys would be a good candidate but there is one big difference between “Opinion Stand” and a paper survey. That is, you can throw away the paper. With Opinion Stand, the response is immediate and direct.

The Opinion Stand we made has a different effect on businesses. It not only measures the customers’ opinion but the relationship you have with your staff. Nobody wants to be monitored when they are not doing their best. Opinion Stand is another set of eyes for your business.
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Bagels in The Morning

I went to Safeway this morning and got bagels for the office.
#valueproposition #pspinc

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Can people in China see Bloguru?

#Bloguru #valueproposition #pspinc #marketing #dreamersi #kiroboto #feebackonpilotsbt #postinheaven #opinionstand #pompomwashere #pompomishere

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ClickItAudio in Action

ENGLISH
CHINESE
JAPANESE
FPCO (https://www.fpco.jp/) used the ClickItAudio and its QR Code linking system to explain their business in multiple languages. This system was dispels at G20 Environment Summit in Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan.

Please scan each QR Code with your iPhone camera or Android Bar Code / QR Code reader. It will open the link to the audio file on your browser where you can listen.

If you would like to learn more about this, please visit https://www.clickitaudio.com or contact PSPinc at 1-800-232-3989 / 1-425-957-0808

#ClickItAudio #TalkingBusinessCard #bloguru #pspinc #valueproposition

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Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday morning I go to a restaurant to have breakfast / lunch (Brunch) ...
Would you like to join me?

Today, I was at Hilton Bellevue ... They had Father's Day Brunch starting 9:30am ... I was there 8:30am and able to eat standard breakfast.
#SundayBrunch

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I found this at COMPUTEX 2019

One of the products I found at COMPUTEX 2019 was a pen for Microsoft Surface Tablet/Laptop. The original Microsoft Pen costs $99 where as this pen costs less than 1/2 of that. They are being sold in the US online but they are looking for a distributor in the US.
#Computex2019 #kiroboto #uchikuraco #valueproposition #marketing #onlinesales #pspinc

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My Newsletter Vol. 28

When you explain your product and service to someone, you assume that someone has some basic knowledge about the product, service, industry and so on. A lot of times, without those basic pieces of knowledge, your explanation makes no sense to someone. Over 20 years ago, I had the honor to provide translation to Dr. Nicholas Negroponte at COMDEX to about 500 Japanese computer professionals. Dr. Negroponte is the founder of MIT Media Lab and he was going to talk about digital video streaming. This was before the Internet.

They're supposed to be 3 translators providing translation but 2 others did not show up, so I had to do the translation all by myself for an hour. So before his session had begun, I introduced myself to Dr. Negroponte and asked if there is something I should know about what he was going to say. He said “I am not going to talk technical things. Also, I talk very slow, so you should have no problem.”

Then the session has started. For the first few minutes, he introduced himself and what he was working on. I had no problem translating. Then he started to talk about digital video streaming ... He completely lost me. For the next 60 minutes, I really had no idea what he was saying. That was the longest 60 minutes of my life. I really felt bad for those who had to listen to me for 60 minutes.

I was told I did a good job translating from some of the people attended the session. I am sure Dr. Negroponte spoke at a very elementary level, but his elementary level was a lot higher than what I was able to translate.

My point here is that “please do not assume your audience understand your language.”


Prepare your speech like when you are talking to your mother or even grandmother.
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My PSPinc / Payment System

Dear Valued PSPinc Customer,

This email is to inform you that our PSP Pay service is becoming My PSPinc. You will still be able to manage all your current services, as well as some new ones. This transition will benefit you in 3 major ways:

1. Store credit card information for auto pay.
2. Set up monthly recurring payments.
3. You can browse & buy any PSPinc service.

An email containing your new login and a one-time password will be sent to you soon!

Contact Us

Thank you for choosing PSPinc as your online service provider. If you have any questions or concerns please call us at 1-800-232-3989 or email psp_service@pspinc.com
#MyPSPinc #valueproposition #pspinc #dreamersi

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I am starting my COMPUTEX 2019 Review

I am stating to compel the list of things to do after visiting Computex 2019 in Taipei Taiwan.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

According to Peoples Republic of China, Taiwan is supposed to be a prat of China and US does not have diplomatic relationship with Taiwan. Therefore US does not have US Embassy in Taiwan.

Well, instead the US has "American Institute in Taiwan" I Taipei. However, this organization is listed on flooring web page.

https://www.usembassy.gov/taiwan-2/

Yes, it is listed in US Embassy website. So, do not make mistake, Taiwan is an independent country what has diplomatic relationship with the US. We should not mic this country with People Republic of China (Communist China).

This happened under Trump Administration.

Following the passage of the Taiwan Travel Act by the U.S. Congress on March 16th, 2018, relations between the United States and Taiwan have since maneuvered to an official and high-level basis. Did US media said anything about this?

With this note I am sure Bloguru may be banned in China.
#Cmputex2019 #TaipeiTaiwan

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Back in Seattle

Leaving Narita on Air Canada 004
Arrived in Vancouver BC, Canada
Wonderful 787 Dreamliner
Regional Jet to Seattle
Left Narita on time heading to Vancouver, Canada.
After about an hour layover, I tool a flight to Seattle.
I am back in my office by 1:00pm this afternoon.
I am little tired but I have a lot of thing to organize from this trip.
#JapanTrip #TaipeiTrim #Computex

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So cheap ... so good

Food here are so good and so cheap.
Taiwan was even cheaper ...
#valueproposition #Taiwan #Japan

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My last day in Tokyo.

Cloudy Tokyo
I am flying back to Seattle this evening.
I have few things to do before I head to the airport.

I have been away for two weeks and there are a lot of thing I need to do.
There are only so much I can do with iPad.
I need to get back on my Mac and write down what I need to do.
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Good Morning from Tokyo

36th Floor Hotel New Otani
Otani Club Floor
Nice View
It has been a busy but productive trip so far.
I will leave Japan tomorrow afternoon.
Until then I have few more meeting.
I hope to do little shopping around noon today.

Tomorrow I hope to buy some Omusubi (おむすび), Japanese rice balls for my office. I have a few hungry children to feed.
#pspinc #valueproposition #TokyoJapan #NewOtaniTokyo

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Discord

I learned about this messaging tool today.
Many young people do not use Skype any more and starting to this app.
I will try it out when I go back to Seattle.
#Discord #marketing #pspinc #valueproposition #dreamersi #feebackonpilotsbt #postinheaven #kiroboto #pompomwashere #pompomishere #opinionstand

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COLD!

‪It is only 62F (16C) in Tokyo in June.
Are you kidding?
I have nothing to wear for this temperature.‬
#tokyo

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Monday morning in Tokyo!!!

Yesterday
This morning
‪It is wet Monday morning in Tokyo. Three more days including today and the day I leave. I hope this will be another great day.‬
#Tokyo

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Arrived at Rainy Tokyo

Tokyo Station
Shinjyuku Downtown from my Hotel
I traveled from Omari Ichinomiya to Tokyo today.
It is very cool 70F out and raining. I like it.
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This may turn out to be a next big thing...

It i sunder development ... I will let you know what it is when it is ready for market.
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Lunch with a lady with great network...

I had lunch with a business lady who has a great network in Japan. I will explore business with her.
#pspinc #marketing #valueproposition #dreamersi #postinheaven #pompomwashere #feebackonpilotsbt #kiroboto #pompomishere #opinionstand

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Time rental is in ...

Many people do not own a car any more ... they rent as they need it even in Japan.
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Visiting ...

I visited where my daughter ashes reset with my parents. I guess I have many people including my daughter and Pompom waiting on the other side. I miss them all.

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Business Opportunities

I ask, I listen, I ask again, I think ...
There are bu=sinless opportunities everywhere.
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Arrived in Ashiya

Fukuoka Hakata Shinkansen Station
Hakata to Shin Kobe ... only 2 hours.
I left Fukuoka and arrived in Ashiya today. I have few meetings in Osaka/Kobe this week and move to Nagoya toward this weekend.

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Good Morning from Fukuoka

List Night at Nakasu 中洲
I am leaving Fukuoka and heading to Kobe/Osaka today.
It looks like a beautiful day.
#Fukuoka

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Floor Display

ASUS at Computex 2019
There are two things interested me about this floor display.

(1) The floor display itself.

This will be great for shopping malls.

(2) ASUS is 30 Years Old

That is few years younger than my company.
#Compourex2019 #valueproposition #pspinc #marketing

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