Logical thinking and the ability to express those thoughts lucidly to convince others—the requirement for being a leader in any organization, regardless of scale, is the commitment to constantly hone these abilities. This is my appeal to you. Find a field in which you excel and develop self-confidence. Armed with this, venture out onto the global stage.
How many people are able to turn the ambitions and career plan they imagined for themselves into reality? That means maintaining a strong sense of curiosity and awareness of wider issues as you take your life forward, and doing so without losing sight of your goals, even in the midst of rapid change. What those who achieve their ambitions have in common is probably their determination to devote themselves to tackling individual issues in the real world. And the next issue that Japan needs to address is the cultivation of international human resources who can bridge the gap between theory and practice.
By expanding your studies across disciplines, not only will your own discipline be enriched, but you will be able to gain a sense of growth as a human being. Directing your curiosity and challenging mind to a variety of fields, take full advantage of the chances close at hand, such as the opportunity to study different disciplines and interact with others, so that you can grow.
The market economy impacts our daily lives. Every one of us, as individuals, carries on economic activities as we go about our everyday affairs. If we look not from the viewpoint of individual humans but obtain an overview of the workings of the economic system in society, or analyze this system objectively, things appear different when the viewpoint changes.
A leader should be someone equipped with profound expertise who is also versatile and ready to challenge him or herself in all situations, leading to the achievement of a goal. A graduate school education does not provide the solutions. Leadership is something one must devise out of passion and keen interest for the research subject.
First of all, there is the issue of, why globally oriented people now? The Internet is widespread today, and we no longer experience the obstacle of distance, as we are able to connect with other people around the world in real time and on a daily basis. In the past ten years, globalization has progressed with remarkable speed. I believe...