Women In Charge: The Curious World of China’s Mosuo Society

You have stumbled upon a culture where women are the leaders and there is no marriage. Here, uncles, rather than biological fathers, take the role of “father.” This is a

Is Your Opinion As Valid As Mine?

Having a disagreement with someone is the best way to Find out if you’re wrong about something. And there’s no better way to learn something new. I love debating. Not

Tapping Into the Communications Genius

By now, you’ve gone to countless business meetups. In your office rest stacks of business cards, but how much do they really help you? What if every contact you made,

When Reading Isn’t Believing

Famed US President Abraham Lincoln once said that you shouldn’t always believe everything you read on the Internet—and he was right. Of course, the Internet wasn’t around during his time,

What’s really Ruining Society?

It seems immensely frustrating for older generations that young people sit together, but all play on their phones. Are We growing more individualistic or has it always been the same?

A Quick Trip Down Memory Lane

Expectations can cause a lot of harm. If you think you know what you’re doing, you probably don’t. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you better learn quick. Years

Only The Idiots Can’t Succeed

How come it’s always the naysayers who have the loudest voice and feign profound knowledge when all they know is what doesn’t work. So, China’s a complicated place. If you

Becoming A Dinosaur in China

There are a ton of those “You know you’ve been in China too long when…” lists out there. You know the ones I’m talking about. This one is better. “…when

Charity Begins at Home

Sometimes the Chinese do not seem particularly charitable, but the reasons behind it are a lot more complex than they can first appear… One of the most positive changes that

A Different Kind of Marriage

Life amongst the Mosuo people is not quite like anywhere else One of the best results of learning about other cultures is how much we learn about ourselves. Things we