Sheryl Sandberg, who has one of the 3 top jobs at Facebook, the Internet giant, explains to her TED conference for women about how women are not successful. She has 3 simple rules. Listen to the video, use the interactive script, and discover how you can be successful.
One of my favorite sites for new ideas is TED.com. Technology, Entertainment, Design conference about 25 years ago has morphed into a worldwide series of presentations by thought leaders in every walk of life.
A new presentation is by one of my favorite thinkers, Hanna Rosen. She is writing a book about the role of women and men in society today. For a preview of what she is going to write about, see this TED video. It is 16 minutes long, but well worth the time. Be sure to use the Interactive script feature to read along after you listen (you can click on each sentence to hear her say it).
Watch the short video introducing the movie about riding from Tokyo to Osaka. Would you like to do that?
Have you ever thought about riding a bicycle long distances? These guys rode from Tokyo to Osaka. They collected money to give to a charity. They made a movie and show it sometimes in Tokyo. How long do you think it took to ride that far?
Here is a story by CNN about twin sisters. One studies English, goes to England. The other stays here in Japan. The first returns, but gets an exciting job in Shanghai. The second is afraid of losing her job. Watch the video and read the script to find out how these identical twins are different from each other.
ELC student Yukari wins the 14th Annual Hitomi Cup speech contest for speaking about the Women’s Leadership Network, a group President Mariko Bando helped to start. Bando-sensei was very happy at the results and awarded the 2 cups, and the prize of a one-week trip to Boston.
昭和ELCは、FM世田谷のラジオ番組を持っています。毎週、日曜日に放送されています。ラジオプログラムの初めの1年間、毎週謎がありました。どのくらい長く続いたかということで、それは”5分の謎”と呼ばれていました。あなたは世田谷区について十分に知っていればそれぞれの謎に答えることができます。私たちは来年、月曜日の一週間、52の謎に挑戦しようとしている。次の週にあなたがそれを把握できなかったら、謎のために解決策を提供します。私はあなたが楽しんでくれるのを望みます。あなたを助けるために日本語での短い説明があります！The Case of the Wandering Wind
Want to read along? Here is the script. Note that during recording we might have changed a word or two.
Showa ELC has a radio program on FM Setagaya. Every week it plays on Sunday. The first year of the radio program there was a mystery each week. It was called “The 5-minute mystery” because that is how long it lasted. Each of the mysteries can be answered if you know enough about Setagaya ward. We are going to replay each of the 52 mysteries here, one a week, on Monday, for the next year. The following week we will give the solution to the mystery, just in case you can’t figure it out. I hope you enjoy all of them. There is a short explanation in Japanese to help you out too!