How to Make it Big in Japan: Navigating Culture, Burnout, and Entrepreneurship with Misha Yurchenko
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In today’s episode, I chat with Misha Yurchenko, founder of the global coaching startup platform, Carrus. He was previously based in Tokyo where he worked for several years as a recruiter helping tech companies like Facebook, Netflix and Amazon hire top talent.


Today's Language:

たんしんふにん

ta-n-shi-n-fu-ni-n

単身赴任

meaning: a job transfer away from home (domestic or abroad), typically without one's family


Misha's Links:

Blog: https://mishayurchenko.me/

Career Coaching Platform: https://carrus.io/

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Making-Big-Japan-Stories-Lessons/dp/B08NVL69CM

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/misha-yurchenko-88458565/

Clubhouse: @themisha


Related Episodes:

Why You Should Found Your Startup in Kobe with Masanori Nagamine: https://anchor.fm/businesssuccessjapan/episodes/Why-You-Should-Found-Your-Startup-in-Kobe-with-Masanori-Nagamine-eotr5u

Anil Raj on Entrepreneurship and Mentorship in Japan: https://anchor.fm/businesssuccessjapan/episodes/Anil-Raj-on-Entrepreneurship-and-Mentorship-in-Japan-egfc87

Successfully Navigating Your Tech Career and Avoiding Burnout in Japan with Paul Roberts: https://anchor.fm/businesssuccessjapan/episodes/Successfully-Navigating-Your-Tech-Career-and-Avoiding-Burnout-in-Japan-with-Paul-Roberts-en236f


Book Recommendations: 

Making it Big in Japan: Stories, Lessons and Advice from Expats Living the Dream: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56400766-making-it-big-in-japan

Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/189989.Finite_and_Infinite_Games


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