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Big Fish in the Middle Kingdom

Jun 30, 2017

“And then suddenly, like 10 million people knew my telephone number, and it was a turning point for the brand, because when that show started to air China-wide, my phone didn’t stop ringing for two years.” - Dominic Johnson-Hill, Plastered 8

Dominic Johnson-Hill is a British punk-rock Renaissance man. He’s...


Jun 23, 2017

“Over the last 30 years, they (China) have raised more people out of poverty than ever before in the history of the human race, which is amazing. (Most of) the young people in China have such an optimistic view of the future because their life has gotten better every single year.” - Steve Barr

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Jun 16, 2017

This week’s show features none other than tech-world legend Steven Hoffman. He is the Founder and Captain of Founders Space, a top tech incubator / accelerator from Silicon Valley that has been very successful in establishing themselves in China and elsewhere around the world as well.
 
Steven is also the best-selling...


Jun 9, 2017

“The West was built on American steel; China, on bamboo.” - Benjamin Saphiro

My guest for Episode #004 is Benjamin Saphiro. Ben is a poet and painter from the Midlands area of Birmingham, England. He is an intuitive and bold artist, and he brings a very thoughtful, grounded perspective to the creation of his work...


Jun 2, 2017

Welcome back to the show! This week’s guest is Jennifer Hsiung. Jennifer is a Canadian born to Taiwanese parents; she lives and works in Beijing as a TV anchor and reporter, a budding standup comedian, and - as she is 7 months pregnant at the time of posting this - is a very busy mother of “two and a half”...