How to Be Successful in Fast-Changing Times

YPO member Tadahiro Kawada is all about the future, robotics in particular, but his company has an incredible past. Kawada Industries Inc. was founded in 1922 by his great grandfather Chutaro Kawada. The Kawadas descend from the metalworkers who made swords for the old Samurai of Japan. Today, the company is more about the infrastructure of modern society: bridges, steel building structures, robotics, and aircraft. In an article for Inc.com, Tadahiro shares his advice on how to maintain success by learning to adapt.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.