China, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Motivation

The Other Side of Fear: Regret for The Risks Not Taken

Will I be able to lead a life of regret? The most powerful reason that helped me make a decision to start a business was related to one other type of fear. It was this question: ‘If I don’t take the risk now, will I be able to lead a life of regret?’ I tried… Continue reading The Other Side of Fear: Regret for The Risks Not Taken

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Business, China, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Motivation, Uncategorized

 Saying NO to Your Excuses

I remember that when I was starting my career I had a plan:  I wanted to start my own business one day. But I told myself that I needed to work for a large corporation for at least 5 years to get the necessary work experience. I also told myself that I needed to work… Continue reading  Saying NO to Your Excuses

China, chinese culture, Uncategorized

Mass Migration, Forced Recession, & Racing Animals: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese New Year

Hi everyone! This week is a special time in China as we are preparing to celebrate Chinese New Year. When it comes to this time of the year there are some things worth mentioning as they typically happen only in China: “The Great Migration” Imagine what happens when companies, factories, shops, restaurants, and stock markets… Continue reading Mass Migration, Forced Recession, & Racing Animals: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese New Year

Art, Business, Cartoons, China, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Motivation

Talent Can Be Learned, But Can Ambition?

     My first job in China was an HR position for a start up company. I was looking through many applicants’ CVs each day, but it wasn’t until a year after I started that I received a CV of a talent that left me completely in awe:   …In thirty years’ time he has… Continue reading Talent Can Be Learned, But Can Ambition?

Art, Branding, Business, Cartoons, China, Comics, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration

“An Expat Couple on a Business Adventure in the Middle Kingdom”

We are Kat and Vali, an expat couple who met in Beijing.  We’ve been in Beijing collectively for over ten years. While its very hard to put a 10+ year story into an intro paragraph, for now we will just say briefly that we both came to learn Chinese and met at our first job… Continue reading “An Expat Couple on a Business Adventure in the Middle Kingdom”