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A Look Inside China …

I love the Atlantic. Click HERE for some amazing pictures of this amazing place that just came out in this amazing publication.

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China’s 12th Five Year Plan: Be an Informed Global Citizen and Business Person. Read China’s National ‘Business Plan’ Before You Get On the Friggin’ Plane to Learn About the Place or Go Do Business There …

Introduction: For a business person interested in China or doing business in China, a good place to start is to read and study the Chinese government’s ‘business plan’. Those working in a business space aligned with said plan will find … Continue reading

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Eat Drink Man Woman – A Metaphor For One Facet of Business In China

Eat Drink Man Woman. What a wonderful movie! This Taiwanese movie is about a father who tries to show his love for his family through the food he takes the time to select and prepare for them. He is a … Continue reading

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Henry Kissinger on China

I am looking forward to reading the book Henry Kissinger just came out with, “On China“. Click HERE for the Wall Street Journal book review of the book. Click HERE for The China Challenge excerpt by Kissinger that appeared in … Continue reading

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Zakaria Is A Girlie-Man

Not really. Just kidding. I think Zakaria is a bright, thoughtful fellow, he is much more knowledgeable about many things than I am, and I am one of his biggest fans. I just needed a controversial post title to grab … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose Talks About China To Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack

Click HERE to read this short Businessweek article and interview. The money quote: Charlie Rose Question: “You urge people to go to China. And then you ask them how many books they’ve read [before they go]?” John Mack Answer: “I … Continue reading

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What A Trip Alumni Reports He Is Seeing On-The-Ground In (Southern) China

This post seeks to provide you with a possible context in which to view and better understand our trip to China. I recently touched based with one of our graduates working for a US firm that manufactures its product in … Continue reading

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The Revolution That Wasn’t (Source: ChinaGeeks Blog)

China the next Tunisia or Egypt? Bet on the likes of Libya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Venezuela, Bahrain, Cuba, Myanmar, Yemen, etc. Forget China. E.g., interesting on-the-ground post on the topic and how this is percolating in China by the ChinaGeeks … Continue reading

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Hard Choices: Evergreen Solar’s China Move

Fascinating one page article and story in Businessweek (click HERE) from Evergreen Solar CEO, Michael El-Hillow that touches on some differences between the US and China re: fiscal policies, tax breaks, regulatory environments and approaches, and industrial policy. I know … Continue reading

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TEDx — Understanding the Rise of China

I received this email from a China trip alumni who does business in and with China: >”Hi Chris, I was just watching this TEDx video about the rise of China. From my experiences 99% of what is being said is … Continue reading

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