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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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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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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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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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Another China Expedition Sept 2019

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The September 2019 China Trip Working out to be about once a month – and just laying it out on the blog – the Thailand to China trip plans. Arrive hong Kong 8pm Thursday Sept 12 HKT 20:35 Hong Kong HKG Thai AirAsia 3h 35m ==== Friday Sept 13, 2019 – small, private dinner with friends/supporters of Global From Asia …

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Back InTo China (Chinese Face To Face Requirement)

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Last Minute Trip to China (Face to Face Meetings) As I am hitting my one year anniversary of living in Thailand – I’m learning the skill of being fully online. The 10+ years in China always was a balance of online and offline work/business development. As we are marketing our fourth annual Cross Border Summit – Oct 22-23 – in …

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China Trip July 2019

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Back to China – again! Wife and a few others asking the deal – so as always – putting it out there. Here’s a very quick writeup so far 10 days on the road – July 6 – 17, 2019. This Saturday, July 6, 2019 fly from Chiang Mai to Hong Kong. Evening flight so spend as much time as …

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Missing The Hustle of China Life

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Missing China It is approaching a year since the family and I moved out of Shenzhen, China. There are of course the good, the bad, and the ugly in any city / country / state in the world – that is what makes life beautiful right? Today, as I am on my second trip to China in less than a …

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Another China Trip (June 2019)

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Taking a Rather Quick Return Trip to China So the frequency of trips to Hong Kong and China has always been something of an experiment since I moved to Thailand. I took a week there at the end of May 9999 and there was still so much to do. On top of that – honestly it is hard to do …

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Inviting Yourself To China?

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That Weird Feeling Of Inviting Myself To Re-Enter China (China Visa from Thailand) Why? Because it has been about 10 years since I received my work permit from the Chinese company I invested in setting up in China (read WFOE 99999 article) and issued myself a work permit (ie self employed). Since moving out of China, I am did not …