The word ”metanoia” is an old Greek term indicating a shift of mind. When true learning and growth happens, metanoia is happening.
We are experts in strategic capability development. We seek to improve competitive capacity, learning skills, and innovative capabilities for sustainable growth and prosperity in corporate and individual clients.
We provide coaching and consulting services for organizations and professionals, from diagnosis, planning, design, and workshop facilitation.
Strategic Capability Development Professional
Take advantage of our expertise in executive coaching, management training, and leadership development. Your organization and your people will benefit enormously from our unique professional experience that enables outstanding success.
We focus on capability development. Consult us for diagnosis, planning, design, workshops, and one-on-one or team/relationship coaching for practical and tangible improvements.
CEOs, presidents, managing directors, and other leaders of teams and organizations will learn and grow through executive coaching which extends naturally and logically to their teams and organizations. You get results.
・Top and Senior Management
・Middle Management and Professionals
We provide practical advice and support for your organization’s needs and aspirations. You can have us attend, observe, participate, or facilitate your actual meetings, conferences, dialogues, and projects.
Improve your negotiation skills. Discover your own style and strengths for effective bargaining and negotiating. Challenging case studies, engaging games, training exercises and theoretical lectures will be provided.
・Coaching for Leaders
There is no single method to train and develop people. Professional coaching is a way to discover diverse needs and solutions in different people and organizational contexts. You can learn and put it into action.
・Facilitation for Leaders
There is no monopoly or exclusive license in effective facilitation. Anyone who is willing to learn can put it into practice. Learn the skills and mind of a facilitator to build and mobilize a team, run efficient meetings and successful projects.
Organizations always need strong leadership, but often in different styles. Soft leadership, empowering leadership, servant leadership are common and popular variations. They can be studied and learnt as a skill, regardless of your natural personality.
You can learn to interview effectively for hiring, performance evaluation, research, or organizational development. Good interviews produce good results. Poorly conducted interviews can ruin organizational effectiveness.
Learn new skills required for complex project management. Study complexity theories and apply them in real contexts. Produce concrete results in complex and even chaotic situations.
Everyone needs to think strategically. Envision a future, shift your perspectives, drop unnecessary options and focus on what truly matters.
・Debate and Arguments
Study debating as a rational decision making process. Develop your brain that can deal with chaos and crisis. Use your argument effectively in organizational dialogues.
We provide adult education services not limited to corporate consulting engagements. Systems Thinker’s Applied Research (STAR), debating dojo, and other social business activities have been offered since 2008, and they form our core research function. We also respond to various needs and requrests from NPOs and NGOs with speed and flexibility.
Yoichi helps clients overcome the challenges of workplace complexity, and he coaches executives in Japanese and English. His approach encompasses structural thinking and the creative process, going well beyond any kind of problem solving prevalent in the corporate world. As a result, his coaching and consulting often lead to a long lasting, sustainable, and creative life of professional managers and business organizations. This is why many of his old-time clients trust him and come back after many years to seek his support in new situations.
As the author of several renowned Japanese publications on strategic communication and facilitation skills, Yoichi Tamura has expertise in facilitating the establishment of new organizations, developing corporate missions and helping companies verbalize and communicate their corporate vision.
He is dedicated to supporting both individuals and organizations, and his work in organizational development is focused on executive coaching, management training, business education, and consulting in a variety of industries.
As a project manager with the Nomura Research Institute, and later with Citibank he planned extensive information system innovation in Asia, Europe, and North America. He refined his skills in project management and strategy formulation while consulting for foreign companies in Japan. After working as a management strategy consultant for five years, he started his own business in Japan to help not only corporate executives alone but all types of managers, professionals, and working adults with aspirations. He applies his experience with HR strategies for corporate change, performance management and coaching theory to help firms to break free of traditional corporate models so they can initiate change.
After graduating from Sophia University in Tokyo with a BA, he traveled west to earn his MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia in 1991. He also studied and acquired a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) at the University of Auckland in New Zealand in 1986, reading Philosophy and Political Studies.
At home he lives with his wife and three children, all grown up. He says his children used to be the most demanding clients he had.
Fuguetsudo Bulding 5F,
Ginza 6-6-1, Chuo-ku, Tokyo