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October 2022

Innovation and Creativity during Working Holidays

2022-10-02T08:32:06+00:00

Many countries offer working holiday visas. I used to be an excited working holiday visa holder, so I fully understand why working in a foreign country can dramatically expand my outlook. 😉 My working holiday experience taught me creativity: Researchers have studied various factors that contribute to creativity and innovation in the workplace. Recently, major studies have gone into detail about new aspects of employee creativity and how they influence innovation in the workplace. For example, several decades ago, intercultural friendships and romantic relationships were not very common. However, in today’s day and age, intercultural friendships and romantic relationships have become [...]

Innovation and Creativity during Working Holidays2022-10-02T08:32:06+00:00

September 2022

International travel and my cultural observation

2022-09-18T08:33:10+00:00

There are two categories when it comes to cultures: 1) high-context culture, e.g., most Asian countries and some Eastern European countries; 2) low-context culture, e.g., most western countries. Therefore, I’d like to talk about my observation during my international trips. International travel observation: In a high-context culture personal relations and goodwill are highly valued, whilst in a low-context culture performance and expertise are highly valued. International travel experts and workplace coaches contend that employees and managers from a high-context culture might focus more on building relationships with each other and maintaining a good reputation in the workplace. That is exactly why [...]

International travel and my cultural observation2022-09-18T08:33:10+00:00

The untold secrets of successful online entrepreneurs who are international tourists

2022-09-11T08:50:04+00:00

Today I’m sharing the top 3 untold secrets of wildly successful internet entrepreneurs who are able to be international tourists. Sell authentically. Authenticity doesn’t mean you never sell anything to your audience. In fact, what you are offering is good value; hence, you deserve to be paid for what you do! So, please remember to add a Call to Action (CTA) to some of your social media posts, e.g., at the end of a value-adding post, you mention your product or service so that the audience know what they can buy from you if they like what they see on social [...]

The untold secrets of successful online entrepreneurs who are international tourists2022-09-11T08:50:04+00:00

Modern entrepreneurship, social media and international travel

2022-09-04T12:43:13+00:00

Clearly, I don’t need to emphasize the importance of social media marketing because everyone knows where people’s attention is nowadays – almost everyone is looking at social media in today’s day and age! It is true that in order to build a successful online business so that you can fully enjoy international travel, you would be well-advised to grow a social media presence. You need clarity on yourself, your vision, mission, beliefs and principles. Your social media presence has to represent who you really are if you’d like to make it sustainable in the long run. If you fake it, this [...]

Modern entrepreneurship, social media and international travel2022-09-04T12:43:13+00:00

August 2022

What do internet business owners who travel the world need?

2022-08-28T08:20:12+00:00

If you are an internet business owner who has made the following mistakes, you might want to take some notes before you travel the world again. Lacking a customer avatar An Ideal Customer Avatar (ICA) is a typical customer who would buy your product or service. In order to run a successful online business, you have to fully understand your ICA, including their age, gender, location, income, profession, education, interests, hopes & dreams, fears & frustrations, etc. When your ICA’s partner switches off the light at night, what keeps your ICA awake? What is your ICA’s political view? What does your [...]

What do internet business owners who travel the world need?2022-08-28T08:20:12+00:00

Lifestyle entrepreneurship: You can travel internationally while running a business

2022-08-07T07:10:40+00:00

Nowadays entrepreneurship is a buzzword. You hear people talking about running businesses almost everywhere you go. You discover articles about starting businesses on many websites. You witness the Great Resignation recently, i.e., a large number of employees have resigned and now they are looking for new opportunities - many of them are looking to start their own businesses and travel internationally. When you go to YouTube, you can watch millions of videos about starting your own business, but there are a range of things that gurus don’t tell you. This article is best characterized by honesty, so it’s only for those who [...]

Lifestyle entrepreneurship: You can travel internationally while running a business2022-08-07T07:10:40+00:00

July 2022

An inspiring international tour: the truth behind friendship, success and intuition

2022-07-30T10:26:11+00:00

This blog post was written during my international tour several years ago. It’s still quite inspiring today, according to my best friends. My take on gratitude: Gratitude is the ability to see love and light in the little things in life. What are you grateful for today? There are individuals less qualified and less capable than you, doing the things that you want to do, only because they choose to believe in themselves. So, what are you waiting for? Three alternative ways to meditate: 1) walking in nature; 2) reading a good book; 3) writing a journal entry. Stop trying to [...]

An inspiring international tour: the truth behind friendship, success and intuition2022-07-30T10:26:11+00:00

My New Take on International Travel

2022-07-23T11:30:16+00:00

Today I’d like to discuss my travel observation from down under. Hopefully, you will enjoy reading my international travel journal entries.  More international travel, more wonderful friends: Whenever I’m traveling, I always do social dipping, i.e. breaking into new social groups. This habit has a lot of advantages: Firstly, most people I meet are new people. Even if for one night out I’m just tagging along to a dinner party or a barbecue, I’m exposed to a totally different social circle. If I feel like meeting someone new quickly and having some very enjoyable conversations, this is a great way to [...]

My New Take on International Travel2022-07-23T11:30:16+00:00

Italy is the best shopping destination

2022-07-20T08:45:33+00:00

While I was studying business management in Europe, I did some research on famous brands. So, now I would like to share what I’ve learned with you, so you will know why Milan, Italy is the best shopping destination in the world. 😊 Best shopping destination You can find both low-end brands and high-end brands in Milan. The brand that I work in the group poster is Converse, and the brand that I am critiquing is Versace. After looking at the poster of Versace, I can see that the introduction section of their poster doesn’t indicate this is about [...]

Italy is the best shopping destination2022-07-20T08:45:33+00:00

An international traveler & entrepreneur’s take on business, work/life balance & gratitude

2022-07-16T16:23:26+00:00

This blog post is contributed by an entrepreneur and international traveler. Hopefully you will love the content here. The truth about business and work/life balance: In business, the fundamental difference between someone who lacks options and someone who has lots of options is publicity. Whenever you can add value to someone’s life, do it without asking for anything from them. Do that as often as possible. You will become rich as a result. Stop thinking about what you can get from others; start thinking about what you can give others. You can only get what you give. Making decisions based on [...]

An international traveler & entrepreneur’s take on business, work/life balance & gratitude2022-07-16T16:23:26+00:00
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