| 5 Ways to Not Suck at NetworkingMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 9/7/12. To see all of our top content from the past, click here.
Kids ask how many bankers they need to contact or how many “informational interviews” they need to set up to score that magical offer. And then once they...|| 3 months 4 weeks|
| Chinese Gold FarmersIn case you missed it, there’s been an ongoing, sustained effort by the Chinese government to hack foreign governments, companies, newspapers-- basically anything or anyone with a computer. As usual, the Chinese government is trying to play coy in the face of a mountain of evidence. It really doesn...|| 3 years 2 months|
| 5 Tools for Language MasteryIt’s fairly often enough that questions pop up asking about language learning. Usually the questions ask how useful it is to study a language, and which language one should study. If you go about it with the goal of fluency, then it is definitely useful, and will definitely pay off.
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| “This is what happens, Larry.”They call Los Angeles the “City of Angels”, I don’t think Standard...|| 3 years 2 months|
| The Fundamental Difference Between the US and...In the comments from my post last week about differences between the US and China, a few people had expressed interest in what Chinese people see remarkable about our culture. I think the biggest thing that almost in a sense fascinates Chinese people about our culture is our spirit of individualism...|| 3 years 3 months|
| Appearance vs. Substance in ChinaHave you ever wondered if all the new stuff they’re doing in China is really everything it’s chalked up to be? It’s a perfectly legitimate question to ask, especially so because in China appearance is far more important than substance. This isn’t meant to be a value judgment, to say that this is...|| 3 years 3 months|
| Killing Me Silently: Beijing's Smog Working in an office in and of itself usually wouldn’t expose one to hazardous conditions. The city in which one lives could have its fair share of dangers though. Crime is a given; all big cities have their fair share of crime, but it’s usually isolated in certain neighborhoods. The truly awful...|| 3 years 3 months|
| A Manufactured CrisisThis honestly has to be one of the dumbest ‘crises’ we have ever been in. After a series of arbitrary dates determined by short term, kick-the-can down the road fixes set by Congress, we have once again reached the debt ceiling. Once again the GOP is demanding considerable spending cuts in exchange...|| 3 years 3 months|
| The Marginalization of John BoehnerSo as of a few hours ago we have a solution now to the fiscal cliff. Kind of. Maybe. It seems that the only things they really agreed on were what taxes were going to rise and by how much. The agreement raises $620 billion over the next decade, but substantial spending cuts were left out of the mix...|| 3 years 4 months|
| China Is Headed for the Pits in 2013A few days ago, I gave Miss Cleo a call and got some ideas about a different perspective on my comments last week. Specifically she told me that I was painting too nice a picture and wasn’t being critical enough in my views. So without further ado, here are the same points told from a slightly...|| 3 years 4 months|