The third and most crucial "arrow" of Abenomics — structural reform — must be carried out to achieve sustained economic growth.
Few people expect to see Japanese CEOs weighing in on socially sensitive and divisive issues, but that may be starting to change.
Japan must develop an educational system that makes its citizens become more relevant to the globalized economy.
Japan's gender gaps in income and leadership remain stubbornly entrenched.
Isn't it time for Japanese corporations to wake up and smell the coffee, instead of the tea made by their female employees?
Graying Japan faces a long list of daunting challenges, but it still has great potential.