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Lessons Learned on the Way to Becoming Japan’s #1 Productivity Software Company

May 2, 2017 5:33:46 PM / by Jann Sabin

024-1-465363-edited.jpgI recently read “Only Thinking About the Team” by Cybozu CEO Yoshihisa Aono. He talks candidly and personally about what he learned on the path to becoming one of Japan’s top software companies.

His small startup team went from working out of a one room condo “to the verge of death”, to an IPO within three years. Today, Cybozu has over 60,000 clients in Japan and the United States including it’s no-code cloud-based application building platform kintone. This is an interesting business book from a different culture and mindset. I found it particularly timely in many ways, but specifically Mr. Aono’s focus on the importance of facts.

Read more from the Huffington Post. 

Topics: Teamwork, News, Company Culture

Jann Sabin

Written by Jann Sabin

Jann manages teams tasked with solving problems and maximizing opportunities in unique ways. She facilitates a session that helps companies determine their unique advantages and the stories that support them.

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