The Inside Japan Podcast – Becoming Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable – Kani from Code Chrysalis

Kani saw an opportunity to start a coding boot camp in Japan and he made it happen with Code Chrysalis. He quit his stable job in San Francisco, moved the entire family to Japan, and got to work on making it happen. Enjooooy.

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  • 02:45 – Intro – What Kani Does in Japan
  • 07:11 – What exactly is a coding bootcamp?
  • 08:10 – “We try to make you feel comfortable being uncomfortable”
  • 09:25 – First steps after coming up with the idea of starting a coding bootcamp in Japan
  • 14:05 – How did you handle your visa and that side of things to get a business started?
  • 18:55 – What are “soft skills”?
  • 22:25 – How long would it take someone to go from zero to having a coding job?
  • 33:00 – What was it like losing the safety of your old job and starting this new venture?

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