July 24, 2013

Shinzo Abe's success has been to meld his comeback with Japan's, now he must get the risk averse culture to change

"Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe) " He has won largely by successfully melding the idea of his own comeback with that of Japan, a nation increasingly written off as an also-ran..... Mr. Abe's strategy is as much about cultural change as economic change...as he tries to persuade more Japanese to take more chances and tolerate failures of those who do"



Source: Comeback kid now the second- chance king
By Yuka Hayashi
The Wall Street Journal
The Australian newspaper
Tuesday July 23rd 2013. page 9