2022 Target

Let me look back this year’s achievement and set 2022 new target by using KPT method.

2021 Target

Keep

  • Well rode on Roadbike as basic exercise with GR3.

Same as 2020, my Roadbike life is basement for regular exercise to keep good health condition under pandemic world. Also travel with my roadbike to several place in Japan and got new bike on Dec 2021, so would like to keep this basic habit in routine.

  • Finally got chance to work in different filed from online marketing.

As I posted here, from Jan 2022, my main work will be changed to agricultural industry. Actually in recent year’s target, repeatedly raise the target to find new thing for main work. Finally made it, and new journey will be just starting. So there may be many difficulty and challenges since no experience in the filed. To aim be profession this area, efforts to get expertise will be kept. 

Problem 

  • Less Practice for Violin

Because of changed life style, I faced difficulty to practice violin in my life due to sound of violin. So although still wanted to practice it, need to consider time allocation and priority for this…

Try

  • Maintaining English Ability.

Since my next working place is more Japan domestic company and product target may be mostly in Japan, of course there are some potential to expand it to out side of Japan and I need to make the best effort to realise it. But as short team, I should concentrate to learn and be mature for the new filed first. So somehow, like writing blog in English or take conversation online class will be continued to maintain English ability.

  • – Improving cooking skill

I did not post this topic in here. But sometime post the cooking photos in Instagram and Twitter. Still leaning and trying many thing by watching YouTube. Will  keep that in daily life.

Repeatedly wrote in here, taking new job is most challenge thing for me in 2022. So once I will focus on that as much as possible! 

First Post to Medium

One of the afraid after changing job is getting far from English environment, to smoothly change Working domain, I chose Japanese company rather than global company. Japan is not native country for English and quite strong wall for other languages although got economically success in 20 century.. (can’t say in 21 century right now….). So how I can keep ability to use English is challenging. Then one of the effort I’m doing is reading new professional area books in English and writing article on here and 
Medium“.  Originally English blog post was also on “Note“. but it seems no English reader in that site. So I will continually use Note for Japanese casual article and tried to use “Medium” for English writing.

Today I finally published one article on Medium as below! I hope I can continue to post some article on there….

New RoadBike

Recent my post are dominated by road bike topic…. Again, this should be posted since one of the remarkable event for Roadbike life. Finally I got new Bianchi Oltre XR3 2021 Disc as below.

 
 
 
 
 
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Original one “2011 Bianchi ROAD BIKE Via Nirone 7Alu Carbon 105” was 2nd hand which was transferred from my colleague as starting Roadbike in Singapore. So this time, it’s first time to buy new one for me. But actually I’m changing job from next year, so my previous colleagues gave me a Roadbike as farewell present although it’s very expensive…..

Here is spec for new one.

FRAME OLTRE XR3 COUNTERVAIL CARBON
MECHANICAL/ELECTRONIC COMPATIBLE
PRESSFIT 86,5×41
DISC BRAKE FLAT MOUNT
THRU AXLE 12×142
FORK FULL CARBON COUNTERVAIL AERO 1.1/8”-1.5”
DISC BRAKE FLAT MOUNT
THRU AXLE 12×100
COLOUR 2R – BLACK/ GRAPHITE FULL GLOSSY
SIZE 50
HEADSET FSA ORBIT C-40-ACB
REAR DERAILLEUR SHIMANO RD-R7000SS
FRONT DERAILLEUR SHIMANO FD-R7000
SHIFT LEVER 47cm SHIMANO ST-R7025 / 50 – 57cm SHIMANO ST-R7020
BRAKES SHIMANO BR-R7070
BRAKE LEVER INCLUDED W/SHIFTERS
DISC ROTOR SHIMANO SM-RT70
BB SHIMANO SM-BB-72-41B
CRANKSET SHIMANO FC-R7000 50 – 34T 165/170/170/170/172.5mm
CASSETTE SHIMANO CS-R7000 11 – 30T
CHAIN KMC X11 EPT
WHEELS FULCRUM RACING 818DB
TIRE VITTORIA RUBINO PRO G2.0 700×28
HANDLE BAR REPARTO CORSE RA83A AERO COMPACT ALLOY / SIZE:380/400/400/420/440mm
STEM REPARTO CORSE ST199A 3D FORGED ALLOY 6061 RAISE +- 8° / SIZE:90/90/100/110/110mm
BAR TAPE VELO VLT-1001
SADDLE FI’ZI:K ANTARES R7
PEDAL

SHIMANO PD-R8000 (Shop optional) 

I’m truly looking forward to make longer ride with this shortly.

[Ride] Round the islands in Miyako&Tarama

Riding by Roadbike in island is exciting and enjoyable with atmosphere which is quite far from daily urban life. This time, I tried to make Round The Islands(RTI) in Miyako and Tarama, Okinawa Pref. Here is a place in Okinawa perf. It’s located in west side of Okinawa near Taiwan Island. I have visited to more west side island “Ishigaki” and “Yonaguni” in past. Then this Time I chose those islands because of no visits so far. There are direct flights from Tokyo(Haneda) to Miyako-islands and two round trip flights a day between Miyako and Tarama by Japan Airlines Group.

 

Miyako Island is very famous for triathlon in summer. Because of covid 19, not hold the event in 2020 and 2021. According to taxi driver, they are planning to hold it in 2022 finally. I don’t have any intention to participate it because my body basic power is not enough to accomplish the toughness sport event. But this this, referring the Roadbike course to make my ride.

https://www.visitokinawa.jp/destinations/miyako-region/miyako

Ride in Miayko island

Originally I supposed that I can ride all in a day. But after landed to Miyako Airport, I realised that winter winds in Miyako is very strong and mostly no time to stop the winds. So I changed my riding plan by divided it to two days. After reached to Hotel in Kurumi Island, 3 hours was remained before sunset, then tried to ride from Kurumi island to “Shimoji” and Irabu island. And 2nd day was started from Irabu Bridge to Ikema island and rest of Miyako island. Especially to go up to north side in entire route, ahead winds from north was so strong and can’t make good speed as usual… and even if under sunlight, wind on the big three bridges were very strong and it’s hard to ride straightly. So rather than enjoying sightsee from bridges, I was so afraid and scare to across the bridges….. if you want to across the bridge without scared, highly recommended to come to Miayko in Summer season. 

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Ride in Tarama island

Tarama island is very famous for clean, beautiful blue ocean and diving. It seems that total population in the island is around 1,200 people. Flight time from Miyao was only 20 mins. Another way to visit this island from Miyako is car ferry which has one round trip a day. It takes mostly 2 hours to Tarama Island. There is a few restaurant and shops for visiter. Island itself is not so big, so it’s just 1 hour to make round the island. I stayed only a few hours between 1st and 2nd flights in a day. if you have enough time, better to stay a few days to enjoy atmosphere. but there are not many place to visit, so enjoying slow time is main purpose to stay in here.

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Fully enjoyed 2.5 days rides in those islands in Dec 2021. Hope I can visit more other islands in Okinawa near future. 

Remote Work Revolution: Succeeding from Anywhere

Regardless of covid 19 impact to work style, my working environment was remote with other countries among Singapore, Japan and India. So remote communication is a kind of basement of work. Recently due to prevention for infection, work from home has been spreaded to many industries and to many countries. Some of major IT Company (called “GAFA”) although are planning to back to office, still not sure the concrete plan to do and remote work will be continued. Under this situation, this book seems be in best seller in amazon.co.jp. Global company or IT company had already had good experience and many learning before covid19. But company in Japan faced some challenging to make sure “Work from home”. There are many fundamental issues in Japan’s company like HR system, management method and collaboration works. This book focus on “collaboration work” to delivery projects, not mentioning about HR system and management method which is most critical in Japan’s case. So I’m not sure How much effectively read and converted this knowledges to real world in Japan, but there are many good element for Remote work team if you don’t have any issue of HR system/management method in your company. If you need to make remote working environment with oversea team, this book is recommended to read.

just looking back my experiences, honestly say, first case was failure. but not caused by communication method and work style well mentioned in this book. As a part of this book, Language and culture were main issues we faced. And especially language issue is critical to make enough conversion in remote teams, unnecessary wall “us and them”. And translation cost by some alternative person is not reasonable for most of cases, so before starting remote work, I wanted to say from my experience, we should not neglect the issues. in this book, you can get good advice to solve those issues as well. That’s why I wanted to get this book at least 6 years ago.