Mosaic of China

An English-language podcast showcasing people who are making their mark in China. 一个轻松愉快的英语播客,展示了一群目前正在中国留下印记的人。

https://mosaicofchina.podbean.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 29m. Bisher sind 65 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 7 hours 15 minutes

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episode 20: The Improv Artist (Michelle QU, The Improviser Alliance)


To make friends with other people, it helps if you share the same sense of humour. So it can sometimes be a challenge to make meaningful friendships with people from other cultures, with whom you don't share the same historical background, comic sensibil...


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   36m
 
 

episode 19: The Student Strategist (Seth HARVEY, Education Coach)


The image of the foreigner teacher in China stands for two things. Firstly, it represents one of the most popular ways that someone seeking experience overseas can find their first footing, especially in a place like China. For some people it's a steppin...


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   36m
 
 

episode 18: The Supermarket Sourcer (Jo MCFARLAND, Sainsbury's/Argos)


Most of us are guilty of putting items in our shopping trolleys without giving one moment's thought as to where they came from. Jo McFarland doesn't have that luxury, because she's the one in charge of sourcing thousands of items - from around 500 factor...


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   34m
 
 

episode 17: The Swedish Clown (Björn DAHLMAN, Clowns Without Borders)


Any speechwriter will corroborate that you can use the art of self-deprecation to engage an audience in ways that cannot be achieved through other rhetorical tricks. But if you adopt the wrong tone, it can come across as inauthentic, unfunny, and - worst...


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   41m
 
 

episode 16: The Metal Head (Cassandra CHEN, Inferno Bar)


We can all be guilty of making sweeping generalisations about nationalities and cultures. But not all Dutch are liberal; not all Brazilians can dance, and not all New Zealanders like rugby. So it should come as no surprise to you that not all Chinese peo...


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 2021-05-18  29m
 
 

Mosaic of China with Oscar Fuchs: Bonus Episode on 'Connectivity'


Sometimes you don't know quite what you're doing and why you're doing it, until you sit down one day and take the time to evaluate it. And that's the day you might realise that the meaning of your work has somehow morphed into something you hadn't planne...


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 2021-04-27  21m
 
 

episode 15: The Island Investor (Douglon TSE, Microdistrict)


Some say that young people are impatient, and are only on the look-out for short-term gratification. Not so with Douglon Tse, who spent his formative years pursuing a long-term vision for his life. This pursuit has led him and his wife to a unique island...


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 2021-04-13  36m
 
 

episode 14: The Culture Curator (Noxolo BHENGU, Ndawo Afrika)


There is a lot being said around the world these days about racism and discrimination. Quite rightly. But pointing fingers and throwing accusations often achieves nothing. The thing that changes attitudes, at a human level, is both fundamentally simple, ...


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 2021-04-06  39m
 
 

episode 13: The Brand Interpreter (Vladimir DJUROVIC, LABBRAND)


When you live overseas, in some ways you take a leap into a new identity. You need to figure out how to fit into a new culture, while remaining true to your authentic self. Well, it's exactly the same story when your brand goes overseas. And when introdu...


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 2021-03-30  36m
 
 

episode 12: The Aimful Architect (Wendy SAUNDERS, AIM Architecture)


Buildings, buildings, buildings. There has been a decades-long construction boom in China, and behind every building is an architect. Wendy Saunders has witnessed this boom, and as Co-Owner and Principal Architect of AIM Architecture, has created a niche...


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 2021-03-23  33m