Building a Eco Friendly Grassroots Ecomm Brand in Thailand

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, In that awkward time between Solar and Lunar new years, and it is an even tighter gap this year with today being the last day many of our suppliers in China are open. My heart goes out to all those sellers like us, who were scrambling with the “buzzer beater” ticking. I feel we made it … Read More

Happy New Year, GFA “fam” (no, not spamming you with a sales offer)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, Here’s my queue – another spam email to say “Happy Holidays and buy my stuff” marketing message. Nah, you know me by now. While I’ve had business minded partners and friends over the years push me to “make money from the list,” we keep it casual and fun. I do appreciate are our 2 GFA partner … Read More

When Thinking of Exit, First Think of The Beginning

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, Welcome to December, I’m here for the month as a “single parent” in Chiang Mai (wife in Bhutan for a month) with a six and eight year old  – so squeezing in this newsletter as they watch iPad.  Today’s podcast is one that really got me to think – Coran Woodmass, a returning guest and previous … Read More

Caught In a Logistics Nightmare [Real Case Study, Ongoing Now]

Caught In a Logistics Nightmare [Real Case Study, Ongoing Now]

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, Logistics – or International business in general – feels like modern day warfare. Exporter, Importer, shipping companies, warehouses. Regular listeners of our podcast know the last couple years we are doubling down on selling on Amazon with a few brands and programs. This week’s show – we reveal a ton about the nightmare we are in … Read More

Entering May Day With New Inspiration (and opportunities)

May holiday is coming next week. China will be away from their offices for most of the week. Here at Global From Asia, we have been super-busy restructuring the community to adapt to a blockchain-based world. Normally I only share some of these initiatives and updates with GFAVIP members only. But today, I want to let those interested to be … Read More

April to May – Adapting, and Joke Dealings

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, Sorry I scared some of you about last week’s April Fool’s joke about cancelling the GFA podcast. Gotcha! We will have our next session on the podcast next week as normal. We already took a snippet from this week’s GFAVIP mastermind as it was so good we have to share a clip of it. You’ll love … Read More

Shutting Down the GFA Podcast

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, You’re the first to hear it. We are shutting down the Global From Asia podcast. Yes. Well. APRIL FOOLS! Did I get you? No, the podcast is still going on as normal, just sticking with the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. March was a five-Tuesday month, giving us a break. And, a chance to … Read More

Adjusting To The New Normal in HK + Beyond (Plus GFA calendar)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, This time last year, I was entering a China quarantine. Check that out here. Where were you? Let’s all appreciate where we have been and where we are going. And stay positive. Today’s podcast does just that. We have James Kwan, partner and Executive Chair at Jumpstart Media. He’s done amazing things with Jumpstart over the … Read More

The Rise of the Decentralized Internet (Are You Ready?)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, We are entering a new world, a new juncture. There is no secret about the massive shifts in the world in the last few years. Global From Asia has been following it closely trying to find the way things will emerge. Enter our mini series for the decentralized internet (dWeb) starting with our kickoff episode today. … Read More