Tagged: China

Soft & Hard: Chinas Spreading Power!

As a capstone to my life in China, I put together a talk with Alexandria & Hu to go over a unique way that China has spread its power. Their authority comes from not only an academic study of China, but living in, and running successful businesses in China!  Check out the two-minute video in the post, it’s what sparked the conversation.

Cultural Excursion Days: Shanghai Museums Edition!

I’ve never been a fan of drab museums with pictures and exhibits that people have to explain.  If it’s good art, it’ll stand up on its own! I’m glad to say that these places were not what I was expecting and a lot more than I asked for ~>

The Yangtse Evening Post (Chinese: 扬子晚报)

I’ve been hired as a syndicated columnist for the Yangtse Evening Post!

Thank you to everyone who reads my posts and shares what I write.  After reviewing what I do here, and sampling a few writings specifically for the YEP, I was asked to do a regular column.  The only stipulation they had was that I limit myself to 50 words per article. It’s a challenge!

3-Way Podcast!

Anais, is a friend and model from America, who’s back for a second round;  Najma is a Somalian raised in Kenya who ended up in the USA as she tries to understand what motivates others while she delves into her first business venture; and Sarah is a Canadian sex educator who makes some pretty bold claims about masturbation. They all end up at my table for a talk.   This gets loud! ->

Chinese Spring Festival, The Cultural Excursion Days!

In the West, we often hear about the Chinese Spring Festival and equate it with our New Years celebration, because of the timing.  I can safely say that the Spring Festival is far, far more intense and involving that any holiday we have in the USA.  The best part is that most Chinese companies and businesses give everyone a 2-4 week vacation!  I spent my time having extended Cultural Excursion Days and exploring China.   Here are a few samples of where I went and what I did, enjoy! ->