From Travellers’ Tales, the Far Eastern Economic Review’s blog:
How do you find entrepreneurial employees in Japan? The founder of a leading boxed-lunch seller has found the answer. According to the latest issue of Japan Entrepreneur Report, the head of Tamagoya, Sugihara Isatsugu, hires school dropouts and juvenile delinquents rather than college graduates. Because they have forged their own path in life rather than following the track set down for them, they possess more vitality. “When they catch fire, the power they unleash is fearsome,” he says.