Category Archives: Chinese Culture

Chinese culture discussions. Finding strength in everyone’s culture and taking a realistic look at how Chinese culture affects the world.

30 Guidelines for Doing Business in China

For my first post of the year, I thought I would offer a useful list of things to consider when doing business in China or with a Chinese company. This is obviously not comprehensive, but I hope it is robust … Continue reading

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Is that all of China or just their Government?

Emotional reactions to China’s government can lead us to throw the baby out with the bathwater. However, we should separate the issues and realize who is who. An unelected government can not fully represent its people and therefore we should not resent Chinese culture or Chinese people in response to government actions we don’t agree with. Continue reading

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Mass Exercising – Try a new Culture on for Size

As Beijing pushes for a renewed effort at incorporating mass exercising into the work life of its citizens, we can be reminded of the benefits of cultural participation. Continue reading

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Falling off the cultural bike

If we want to develop effective international relationships, we have to look ahead as we learn how to ride the cultural bike in this global world. Continue reading

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China: A Firewall Away from Facebook’s Global Conversations

The great firewall of China keeps the West from engaging with actual Chinese citizens on the world’s most popular social webistes, such as facebook. Without these interactions, Chinese people are not taking part in the global conversation and thus the social disconnection continues between China and the West. Continue reading

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Are you a China Alien or a China Expert?

How to talk to people about your foreign experience in China or anywhere without alienating them and wasting your opportunity of being a resource. Continue reading

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Culture is not like riding a bicycle

Becoming a global citizen is an eye opening experience that everyone should experience! Continue reading

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