Books by Jim Rogers, Kelly McGonigal and other popular foreign authors from Nikkei BP

Nikkei BP has published Japanese books originally edited by Jim Rogers, Kelly McGonigal, and other influential foreign figures. Contact us for more information.

TOKYO, JAPAN, June 10, 2021 / – Taking advantage of the expertise and networks of its correspondents abroad in New York, Silicon Valley, London, Shanghai and Bangkok as well as reporters specializing in business, technology and lifestyle, Nikkei BP has published Japanese books originally edited by Jim Rogers, Kelly McGonigal and other influential foreign figures. We are seeking licensing partners for the translation and publication of these Nikkei BP books from Japanese to other languages, in order to convey to readers around the world new aspects of the attractiveness of world-famous personalities that have been discovered by Japanese journalists.

The Age of Crisis, by Jim Rogers, was released in 2020. It is a compilation of a ten-hour first interview and follow-up interviews with the legendary investor, edited by Ayako Hirono, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Nikkei. BP Nikkei Business’s business magazine. Jim Rogers is an extremely popular and iconic figure in Japan and other Asian countries, and this book, originally published in Japanese, has sold 60,000 copies in total. As soon as the book was released in Japan, translation requests poured in from South Korea, China and Taiwan, and the book has since been published in the languages ​​of each of those countries.

Ms. Hirono, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Nikkei Business, is one of our reporters who interviewed Jim Rogers for the book. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University in the United States. Through her experience and personal relationships with many economists and academics in business management, she was also involved in the publication of The World’s Best Lessons on Management (Sekai Saikohono Keiei Kyoshitsu) in 2020. This work compiled interviews exclusive with 17 of the world’s leading researchers. , including Michael Porter, Philip Kotler and Henry Mintzberg. With its interdisciplinary approach of bringing together cutting-edge business and management knowledge from the world’s best academics, the book is highly recommended as one of a kind by leading Japanese scholars.

In 2016, Nikkei BP also published a Japanese book called Simple Rules for Successful Life: Based on a Widely Popular Psychology Course at Stanford University, compiling essays written by Dr Kelly McGonigal. She is the author of the worldwide bestseller The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It, which has sold 600,000 copies.

Simple Rules for Successful Life has re-edited its series of articles published in Nikkei Business Associate, a magazine for young professionals published by Nikkei BP. The book focuses on 25 topics covering various challenges and concerns facing Japanese businessmen. These range from business skills including “time management” and “how to set goals” and communication skills including “effective conversation” and “perfect excuses” to stress management skills. It has proven popular with Japanese readers, as the author, Dr Kelly McGonigal, provides clues to solutions from a scientific perspective based on the results of studies conducted by Stanford University, l ‘Harvard University and other leading research institutions, rather than relying solely on strong will. Already published in China, South Korea and Taiwan, the book enjoys strong support from readers in these countries.

Additionally, Nikkei BP has published two books by Garr Reynolds originally in Japanese: Simple Presentation (2011) and The World’s Best Lessons on Presentation (2016). Reynolds is the bestselling author of Presentation Zen, which has been published in over 20 countries around the world and sold 500,000 copies. Simple Presentation teaches readers the secrets of a concise presentation, and The World’s Best Presentation Lessons provides readers with helpful tips on how to incorporate a “story” into their presentations to grab the attention of the audience. The content is structured with easy to understand explanations and lots of informative slides. It allows readers to deepen their understanding even further with an 80-minute commentary video (in DVD format) included with each title.

The books featured here are just a few examples of unique and high quality publications offered by Nikkei BP. We cover a wide range of areas ranging from business skills useful for career opportunities and professional areas of technology to lifestyle categories such as health and culture. We look forward to seeing our books published in other languages ​​and welcome inquiries from publishers, agents and businesses interested in translation licensing. contact us please for more information on the foreign rights of our particularly well placed and essential books.

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