Chinese New Year has come again, and that means it’s time to put up your Chinese New Year decorations. Watch this short video to learn all about the decorations you’ll need to hang on your door and where to buy them.
The Chinese Spring Festival is here again, and it’s time to celebrate. Watch this unboxing video to better understand the important symbols of the Chinese New Year and how you can use them in your own home!
The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important time of year in China. In this article, I review some of the most prevalent symbols and themes found in this festival and explain their meaning for Western audiences.
Understanding Chinese managers and executives is crucial if you want your business venture or new job in China to succeed. The Chinese term “Lingdao,” which roughly means leader, provides key insights into how the Chinese manage companies and interact with their employees.
Are relationships predestined? The Chinese think so. The term “Yuan Fen (缘分)” refers to the the idea of fate bringing certain people together, and can be used to describe both business and romantic relationships. In this article learn the key issues behind the concept of Yuan Fen (缘分), and how the local Chinese view this important term.
In China, giving gifts is an an important tool to build strong relationships. In this article learn the key elements relating to gift giving in China and how to avoid the sticky issue of bribery.
Face, or miàn zi, is a commonly-heard term with regard to Chinese culture but it can be hard for Westerners and non-Asians to completely grasp and understand. In the following article key points of Face will be discussed along with examples of gaining face and losing face.
Dining etiquette in China plays a large role in developing relationships and cementing new business deals. In this article, learn the key points any Westerner should know before sitting down to eat with a Chinese business person.
Family is an important concept to the Chinese and can have a huge effect on business and society. In this article, learn some of the key aspects of the family in China and how it can impact your business.
The Chinese place a great deal of important on observing the proper social etiquette, and showing good character and behavior. This article explains the concept of Suzhi and how it relates to doing business in China.
What is guanxi? Why are relationships so important in China? In this article several key aspects of guanxi are explained to help the average Westerner understand the role that relationships play in business in China, as well as how to build effective and long lasting relationships with the Chinese.