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Wrapping Up Another Training Workshop in Shenzhen!

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Wrapping Up Another Training Workshop in Shenzhen! Always enjoy doing this workshop for David from Asia B Consulting. He comes to China a couple times a year with a group from South America – Colombia, Ecuador, and other countries to show them China business and the overall lifestyle. We have had the great opportunity to host a workshop for them …

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My Son Is Deep into Meditation

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My Son Diving Into The World of Buddhism While on the road in China, my wife keeps me up to date on what the kids are up to in Wechat. Photos, videos, reports of their teacher’s status reports, the whole nine. Over the weekend I saw a ton of photos in the “Family Wechat group” with mainly the Chinese side …

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Bumping Into Old China Contacts

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Catching Up With Old China Connections Back in my “hood” even to the exact set of city blocks where I lived and setup my office over a decade ago in Shenzhen. Writing that sounds crazy – over a decade ago. My buddy Dave took me with him to meet the real estate agent he’s using to sell his office there, …

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Meeting My Trusted Barber in Shenzhen

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Meeting My Trusted Barber in Shenzhen Back to China, and back getting a haircut at my old barbershop! He always takes a photo with me when I come back – and chats to me about Donald Trump, American life, and my Chinese wife and kids living in Thailand. It has been a while since he cut my hair – so …

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Preparing For a Business Speed Dating Event

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Preparing For a Business Speed Dating Event This Saturday – Sept 21, 2019 in Shenzhen, China my blog Global From Asia will be partnering up with Trustrade and hosting a speed dating round table event in Terrace Bar of Seaworld district of Shenzhen, China. Steve Walker is the founder and operator of Trustrade and we are excited for this first …

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We Bought a Shoelace Amazon Business

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We Just Bought a Shoelace Business (example of what I’m doing lately) To give people on the personal blog a bit of an example, at Alpha Rock Capital we just purchased a business selling elastic shoelaces on Amazon. They previous owner had been building it up for a couple years and it is a top ranking product in the re-usable …

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Success: Crossed into China + Processed a China Visa

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Made it into China! Was a bit stressful, for two or three reasons. First, I was hanging out in Hong Kong longer than expected. The China visa application for Marc got delayed – it was supposed to be picked up last Friday – but the embassy rejected the Shadstone invitation letter – saying the chop (stamp) wasn’t clear enough and …

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Preparing To Cross The Border Into China

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Preparing to Enter China (Border Preparations) Monday – September 16 – after a long weekend in Hong Kong – time to head into Shenzhen, Mainland China. Friends told me not to travel on the weekend with the protests as it would be too risky for delays in transport, etc. So Monday is the day. Had a great weekend with Marc …

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Chatting Investments with Kevin Shee in Hong Kong

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Chatting Investments with Kevin Shee in Hong Kong What an intense weekend it has been! While doing networking, catching up w Marc, and getting work done – over the weekend was able to catch up w/ Kevin Shee, an experienced entrepreneur for 15+ years and a new host of the Kevin Shee show! We caught up at the Kerry Hotel …

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Old Business Connections in Chiang Mai

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A good couple days with friends from Shenzhen moving and visiting Chiang Mai, Thailand. It really does feel that a lot of foreigners are leaving China and Thailand has been a hot spot for them! Steve from Trustrade and I had a business meeting. We are looking for ways to collaborate with our networks (doing a joint event in Shenzhen …

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Are you a Dolphin, Peacock, Owl, or a Lion?

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Are you a Lion, Peacock, Owl, or Dolphin? My wife always gives me another way at looking at the world. As she dives deeper into Buddhism, I often learn from various discussions we have. I’m not going to lie, lately I’m under a ton of pressure, being a dad / parent isn’t easy – the costs increase, and the work …

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Taking a Loan or Selling Shares for an Investment

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I see a growing entrepreneur in my network – a female entrepreneur in the Philippines – which makes me even more excited to help her and mentor her to get to the next level with her business. She asked me for help in deciding how to handle people interested to invest in her business, and what the difference is between …