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When and How to Share Your Ideas (cntd.)

Who Isn’t Able to Execute on your Idea (Almost Everybody!) The one big exception to this is an individual with significant marketing skills and/or connectionsYou are then left with trying to understand their ability to take the product and run … Continue reading

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When and how to Share your Ideas

When should you share your information, with whom, and how?Makers are naturally concerned about their ideas and while there are legitimate reasons for keeping some information close to your vest, I find most makers err on the side of being … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown (ctnd.)

Oral vs. Written Most Chinese can read and write a LOT better than they can speak.   A few years ago I had an employee correct me on my use of the subjective tense.  I had to admit, my subjective tense … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown (It’s always the same)

Working in China can be a lot like the great Abbott and Costello skit: “Costello: Well then who’s on first? Abbott: Yes. Costello: I mean the fellow’s name. Abbott: Who. Costello: The guy on first. Abbott: Who. Costello: The first … Continue reading

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