I am an individual who continues to ask questions and gets amazed with wonderful discoveries. I am entrusted with a canvas of life with the power and responsibility to create a beautiful world and to share a caring hand to others. I always believe in the inherent greatness of people and that every day is a learning opportunity.

My name is James Nilo and I am currently living in Yokosuka, Japan, though I consider San Diego, CA as my home.

A team leader for over 12 years in religious, non-profit and for-profit organizations, I currently work as a prioneering Program Support professional for CREDO Navy Region Japan establishing and facilitating retreats and workshops at naval installations all over Japan to include Guam, Korea, Singapore, and Diego Garcia.

I am an Associate Faculty of the University of Phoenix, Asia Military Campus-Yokosuka Learning Center teaching leadership courses in the Master of Business Administration program.

I earned an Artium Baccalaureatus (A.B.) degree from Wesleyan University-Philippines with a concentration in Political Science.

I hold a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Trident University International based in Cypress, California. Prior to that, I received a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management complemented by a course in Strategic Leadership from the same university.

I also hold a Master of Arts in Management (MA Mgt) from American Public University based in Charles Town, West Virginia.

I am currently taking courses towards a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Organizations from TUI.

I am a certified trainer for Everything DiSC Personality Assessment and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).  My professional memberships include Society for Human Resource Management; Golden Key International Honour Society; Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business (Mu Zeta Chapter); Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration; and, International Order of DeMolay.

I am a proud Navy husband to HM1(SW) Annaliza O. Nilo, CPhT, CHS-IV, and a father to a bright young boy (Jason) & a beautiful, smart girl (Jasmine).

This blog is a compilation of lessons I learned from my kids, leadership experiences and other musings of my mind.

I hope you find them useful and inspiring.

Feel free to copy or re-post the contents of this blog, but please link back. I’d appreciate it!

The cover photos used in each blog,  if not my original, have appropriate links back to their original source. Please visit their sites and support them.

Thank you for visiting.


4 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi-
    I too am a military spouse. We are PCSing to Japan this summer and really appreciate your guide! We are in San Diego currently and this will be our first overseas tour as a family with 2 kids! Thank you- we have enjoyed reading your website and it is bookmarked on our computer so we can refer to it as we prepare for July 2015. 🙂

    • Hi Erin:

      Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. I hope you have a very smooth PCS. I’m glad you found my blog. I’m sure you are going to enjoy Japan and make a lot of wonderful memories. Best wishes!


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