Category - China

On working in China and/or with Chinese and leveraging cultural difference.

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Conduite en chine, clans et futur de la planète
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Luxury and Time
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Culture starved

Conduite en chine, clans et futur de la planète

Avertissement (1/2) : ceux qui espèrent une attaque contre la Chine dans ce qui suit en seront pour leurs frais. Quand j’écris “le chinois…” je fais référence à une littérature colonialiste des siècles passés où l’autre est considéré de manière stéréotypée, catégorique et est forcément inférieur. À vous de détecter[…]

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Luxury and Time

I thought luxury was not my thing. I have not had a watch for decades. They scratch my portable computer wrist pad. And the ones I had before were neither flashy nor expensive. But now I do work with the luxury industry. I like it. There is a building in Shanghai[…]

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Culture starved

Forget about the cultural codes

The main message is simple. Forget about the codes, there are very few codes you really need to learn. This is not Japan and you do not need to be familiar with the angle of bending when saluting. Even in Japan, they know you are not Japanese.

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