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I am Yoshida, president of Yamada Shusei Ltd., a professional apparel garment repair group in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.


The first thing that surprised me when I joined Yamada Shusei was the lack of planning.


When I asked my supervisor about my work schedule for the day, he said, “I'm sorry, but I don't know what you're going to do.


We won't know until the product arrives.

We  won't know until I actually hold the product in my hands.

We won't know until we test it to see if it can be fixed.


I believe that these words express the essence of the process of repair.



 In our company, there is a way of being that acknowledges “I don't know” and then concentrates on the reality in front of us.


The issue of illegal gambling by an interpreter for Major League Baseball player Shohei Ohtani has generated much speculation.


Speculation” refers to ”making judgments based on one's own assumptions and intuition in the absence of concrete evidence.


 I wish people would have the “open-mindedness” to leave the “unknowable” as “unknowable.