Now's the Time Office


Busiessses of the Office and The Directo's Skills

List of businesses of the office:

  1. Strategy Consulting including entrepreneur supporting, stragey deployment and website based strategies:
    "Strategies in the New Age"
    "Diversificating your organisation, strategy for change"
    "Starting Business in Japan"

  2. Translation Business(English-Japanese; Japanese-English)

Patnership Businesses:

  • Pertner of Study in Canada Study in Canada

Skills in Language and IT

  • Forein Language:English (Fluent; 10 years of experience in translation (English-Japanese); MBA from premier British graduate school)
  • IT skills1:Software used through my career more than 10 years: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • IT skills2: Creation of websites:[coding] HTML (including HTML5),CSS,PHP [Software] Photoshop、Illustrator、DreamWeaver、MySQL, etc.

Profile of Shin Hosoda:

Career before Now's the Time Office:

  1. USCO:

    Branch Manager/ Business Consultant. US Corporation is the parent company of 3 midium sized manufacturers in touch screen, softwares for manufacturing, used truck sales and selling used car parts as a recycle business. And USCO offers business consulting and IT based business development services. My responsibilites were to support and enhance businesses of subsidiaries, consulting with executives and managers for total business performance development and make them financially stable. [2007-2010] 

  2.  US Headquaters of Standard & Poor's:

    Translator and Editor/ Project Supporter. Supporting US consulting team to develop corporate asset valuation service and enhance a good relationship with client firms in Japanese markets, translating and editing business and financial documents [2004-2006]

  3. Ford Motor Credit/ Jaguar Finance:

    Area Manager of Hokkaido and Tohoku, Japan. Worked as a financial consultant, business advisor and project manager to add financial values to Ford/Jaguar dealers, selling wholesale and retail financial products

  4. Central Finance:

    Worked as Credit Risk Analyst, Sales Person, Marketer, Branch Office Assistant Manager, Group Leader and Debt Collector

Educational profile:

  • Graduated Edinburgh Business School: MBA (2003)+Financial Specialism (2004)
  • Graduated Hokkaigakuen University: Bachalor of Law

Writings for Publication:

"Newly Developed Markets and Declining Markets and How to Assess Them" for a Japanese business magazine - Contensts:

  1. My own business launching project, "Exogeny"
  2. Understand Markets and external risks; business environmental analysis
  3. Recognize the movement of markets
  4. Invisible wants

"Five Key Words for Businesses in the Coming Quater Century" for a Japanese business magazine - Contensts:

  1. Diversity
  2. Longevity
  3. Mechanism for Selling
  4. Globalization of Knowledge
  5. Harmonious Society

Busines Activities:

Organiser of Yokohama Business Society: yokohama business society

My Favourite Quotes:

  • "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiam." - Winston Churchill
  • "Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do." - Steve Jobbs