Being Global From Asia – Japan Is A Must Include

Dear Global Business Enthusiasts, Japan Seems like a nice place in the world to be in, to me, doesn’t it to you? So let’s take a quick virtual trip to Japan. This week’s show we have Nick Katz, “The Japan Guy”, on the show sharing about Amazon Japan, and also some other ideas of channels and marketing in this fascinating … Read More

We Turned 7 Years Old [Content Upgrade]

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, Time is flying – while most of us can’t wait until 2020 is over (myself included) – we do have a bit of a milestone here. Global From Asia just turned 7 years old. We started back on Oct 21, 2013 and the years keep flying by! One way we are celebrating is we are “upping … Read More

As the World Turns

Well, it’s been a whole month since the last gabfest and, frankly, the whole news cycle seems to be SSED (Same Sh-t, Every Day …you can buy your own vowel). Every day, Donnie Doofus spews some more of his bloviating bushwah and every day China’s syncophantic bureaucracy spews more fatuous figures than the day before. And the world stumbles on … Read More

Finding The Team for Ecommerce (Garbagemen + Artists)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, We are back at the Ecommerce Gladiator program – and getting great feedback from the community already. We peel off a sliver of what we are doing (as this time a bit more “behind closed doors” in the gfavip community) and putting up today’s session as a GFA podcast. The topic – This is something I … Read More

Entering Golden Week (Tips for Q4)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, For those not in China – a week long holiday starting up today here in China – the Golden week. Hong Kong has two days off, Thursday and Friday. Mainland China will return from this holiday next Thursday October 8 – so don’t expect many replies from your factories or business dealings for a while. The … Read More

Free Webinar On Asia Business Growth Strategies (+Online Networking)

Dear Global Business Enthusiast, As we enter Q4 of 2020, we want to invite you to a first of its kind webinar – not the normal one where you’re on mute and it is boring. An interactive webinar with virtual tables and virtual networking as well as amazing content to share on growing your business with Asia. Plus, we will … Read More

The Truth is Paywalled but the Lies are Free

I wish that I could say that these words were facetious or, seeing as they aren’t, that I had said them first. Unfortunately, neither is true – the quote is from Current Affairs on August 8th and it pithily crystallizes the current conundrum….fake news abounds and it’s free – Breitbart, Fox, Q’Anon…as are all the conspiracy mongerers not fit to … Read More

Figures Don’t Lie, Liars Figure!

Good day, all – I hope that you are all well and doing everything possible to stay safe. The saying, “Figures don’t lie but liars figure”, was first told to me by my father-in-law, the late Louis Orenstein, QC z”l, a brilliant lawyer and a real down-to-earth principled man. The statement itself has been attributed both to a brilliant statistician … Read More

The World’s Gone Quackers!

On June 30th, 2020, the Nikkei Asian Review’s headline was succinct, “China retreats from 50-year pledge of Hong Kong’s autonomy”. The next day, July 1st, the National Security Law went into effect, giving the police the right to break into premises and to also monitor phones and computers, all without a warrant. It is now against the law to criticize … Read More