NPR’s Planet Money has a piece on efforts in Japan to allow people to work less: Some companies in Japan are going bankrupt because of the country’s critical labor shortage.
The Japan Times has an article about “Japanese companies warming up — slowly — to four-day workweek:” Once synonymous with long work hours, Japanese companies are beginning to embrace —
I’m in Seoul for the next several days, doing some publicity stuff for REST (my dad tells me that the translation is really top-notch), and also doing some interviews and
My copies of the Japanese edition of REST arrived today. It’s always really cool to see the foreign editions, and to imagine the book being read by people I’ll never
The Japanese edition of REST will be out pretty soon (next Friday, I think), and the publisher sent me the cover and bookband. I don’t know why bookbands are such
The Japanese edition of REST will be out in a few weeks, and I’ve started thinking about pieces that I could pitch to magazines and newspapers. But it turns out