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Welcome to the Serve No Master Podcast! This podcast is aimed at helping you find ways to create new revenue streams or make money online without dealing with an underpaid or underappreciated job. Our host is best-selling author, Jonathan Green.Today's guest is Ronnie Teja is the founder of a successful watch company. He discovered the high profit margins of quartz watches and decided to start manufacturing them in Shenzhen, China. With a one-way flight from Vancouver, he seized the opportunity to create watches with a 75% margin. Although not initially a watch enthusiast, Ronnie was inspired by the success of micro brands like Movement and DW. Confident in his abilities, he set out to excel in the industry.In this episode Ronnie Teja the man who is here to share his incredible journey of building an 8-figure e-commerce empire. Get ready to dive deep into the world of online business as Ronnie takes us through his experiences in the e-commerce industry, his strategies for success, and some fascinating insights into the world of watches. From launching his own brand, navigating the ever-changing landscape of digital advertising, to the importance of customer engagement, Ronnie has valuable lessons and tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. Notable Quotes- "I see you coming in here every day. I see you pitching your ideas. I see you doing all these things, but do you know how quartz watches are made or how clocks are made?" - [Ronnie Teja]- "There's an opportunity here to manufacture watches at, like, 75% margin."- [Ronnie Teja]- "The Cost of Influencers: 'The larger the audience, of course, there's a premium associated with it, which we are willing to pay. If you're a nano or a micro influencer, of course, we'll give you what the market rate is.” - [Ronnie Teja]- "There's no job where you love every aspect of it. There's nobody who, like, loves doing the accounting as well as running their business." - [Jonathan Green]- "Price is the most important aspect, but there's also a price when you go too low, people get suspicious." - [Jonathan Green]Connect with Ronnie TejaWebsite: www.branzio.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronniesteja/Connect with Jonathan Green The Bestseller: ChatGPT Profits Free Gift: The Master Prompt for ChatGPT Free Book on Amazon: Fire Your Boss Podcast Website: https://artificialintelligencepod.com/ Subscribe, Rate, and Review: https://artificialintelligencepod.com/itunes Video Episodes: https://www.youtube.com/@ArtificialIntelligencePodcast
Deng Xiaoping's reforms in the 80s transformed Shenzhen, a small town near Hong Kong, into an economic powerhouse. China's rapid growth lifted millions from poverty but did it grow too quickly to be sustainable? Now China faces deflation, and experts are worried that this could spell the end of the economic miracle.
Ci colleghiamo a Shenzhen con Damiano Crognali, che illustra il concetto di mobilità sostenibile e innovazione, parlandoci anche di un prototipo di auto volante, su cui ha avuto il privilegio di salire recentemente.Pietro Mincuzzi, fondatore e CEO di GZM Consulting, racconta la propria esperienza personale di consulenza in Cina al servizio di aziende.Con Cesar Mendoza, fondatore e CEO di Nito, parliamo di scooter, monopattini elettrici e di come fare impresa relazionandosi con il contesto cinese.Eugenio Sapora, General Manager Electra Italia, analizza il gap nel mercato dell'auto elettrica da Europa e Cina.
Learn more about David and his keynotes: https://premierespeakers.com/david-rowan David Rowan is today's leading speaker on how emerging technologies will impact business - and how leaders should prepare now. He's given more than 600 keynotes around the world, and has moderated events for the World Economic Forum, the biggest global companies, and governments. As founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED magazine in the UK, David came to know the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Didi, Spotify, Twitter and countless other ambitious startups from Tel Aviv to Shenzhen. His best-selling book, "Non-Bullshit Innovation: 17 Proven Ways To Transform How You Work" (Penguin), is a 20-country quest to identify genuine innovation in the face of technology-led disruption. The book sets out 17 proven strategies for future-proofing a successful business - from "Turn products into services" to "Build an ecosystem". David spends his time at tech's cutting edge: visiting university research labs and startup clusters to meet the people building the future. He's invested in more than 150 early-stage tech companies, and runs venture funds that invest in health-tech and climate-tech. David has been a technology columnist for The Times, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller and The Sunday Times, and at WIRED he built a conference and a consulting business. And he is still searching for the future.
Sofeast's CEO Renaud welcomes China business expert Angel Ho, CEO of Hongda Business Services in Shenzhen, onto the show to talk about what the business environment for foreigners seeking to do business there today is really like, and about the process of setting up a manufacturing facility in China for foreigners and all of the legal and administrative points you'll need to take care of. They also both share some of the key mistakes that foreign businesses make when setting up their factory. Show Sections 00:00 - Greetings. 01:06 - Angel and Hongda introduction. 02:21 - What's the general business environment in China after 'Zero-Covid' really like for foreign businesses? 07:40 - The Chinese economy is less vibrant than before now. What is the government doing to encourage foreign investment? 11:55 - How easy is it to hire foreigners in China today? 16:41 - If a Western company wants to start their own manufacturing company in China, what's the process? 21:30 - Selecting the right area and government support for manufacturers. 25:55 - 7 Common mistakes foreign businesses make when setting up a manufacturing facility in China. 35:39 - Wrapping up. Related content... Check out Hongda Business Services here and see what kinds of help they can offer you if you're doing business in China now or soon will be How We Set Up A New Factory In China From Idea To Operation [Podcast] Want To Prevent Assembly Problems? Use This Checklist. Get in touch with us Connect with us on LinkedIn Send us a tweet @sofeast Prefer Facebook? Check us out on FB Contact us via Sofeast's contact page Subscribe to our YouTube channel Subscribe to the podcast There are more episodes to come, so remember to subscribe! You can do so in your favorite podcast apps here and don't forget to give us a 5-star rating, please: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts TuneIn Amazon Podcasts Deezer iHeartRADIO PlayerFM Listen Notes Podcast Addict Podchaser
Taylor Ogan is Chief Executive Officer of Snow Bull Capital, based in Shenzhen, China.Follow him on X @TaylorOgan.Steve and Taylor discuss: 0:00 Introduction1:02 Taylor's background and why he moved his firm to China20:43 China post-pandemic and economic dynamism33:43 China dominance in electric vehicles; LIDAR56:55 Investment research: factory and site visits1:06:52 US-China competition - the future of innovation is in ChinaMusic used with permission from Blade Runner Blues Livestream improvisation by State Azure.--Steve Hsu is Professor of Theoretical Physics and of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering at Michigan State University. Previously, he was Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at MSU and Director of the Institute of Theoretical Science at the University of Oregon. Hsu is a startup founder (Superfocus.ai, SafeWeb, Genomic Prediction, Othram) and advisor to venture capital and other investment firms. He was educated at Caltech and Berkeley, was a Harvard Junior Fellow, and has held faculty positions at Yale, the University of Oregon, and MSU.
For his climate-centered one week trip in China, Californian Governor Gavin Newsom tested out a new electric vehicle by Chinese automaker BYD in Shenzhen, participated in climate talks near the Great Wall in Beijing, met with Chinese officials, and more. The trip has been watched closely in America and China. Why is making this trip important for Gavin Newsom? How are California and China working with each other on climate? What's the significance of sub-national exchanges between the U.S. and China? For these questions and more, Host Liu Kun is joined by Hu Min, Executive Director, iGDP, the Institute of Global Decarbonization Progress; Harvey Dzodin, Senior Fellow at the Center for China and Globalization, Former Vice President of ABC TV network; and Chen Weihua, China Daily EU Bureau Chief, and former Washington Bureau Chief.
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GFA 415. Dive deep into the world of e-commerce and entrepreneurship in our latest episode featuring Howard Thai, AKA The Professor. Explore Howard's remarkable journey, from chance encounters in Shenzhen to pioneering ventures in cross-border trade. Gain exclusive insights into scaling businesses, cross-cultural commerce, and the resilience that defines successful entrepreneurs. Join us in this engaging conversation, filled with wisdom, inspiration, and gratitude. Tune in now and discover the secrets behind Howard's success. The post Professor's Story: How Howard Thai Got Into The Ecommerce Game [OG Story] appeared first on Global From Asia.
To conclude this bite-sized series on regenerative design, in this week's episode, Neil Harwood, Associate Director at Arup, elaborates on his company's efforts to deliver nature-positive projects in different parts of the world. We'll have an insight into their results with A30 in Cornwall and the Sea Wall project in Shenzhen, South China.Arup is a global collective of designers, engineering and sustainability consultants, advisors and experts dedicated to sustainable development, and to using imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world.Have a look at the projects Neil describes in this podcast episodeLearn more about the work of Arup in developing a circular economy for buildings
In this episode, we dive into the intriguing journey of Wei Li, who currently holds the prestigious role of Global Chief Investment Strategist at BlackRock, a powerhouse in the investment world. Wei's story is a testament to the power of adaptability and perseverance. Born in the little-known city of Chongqing, China, Wei Li's parents, both teachers, exemplified the courage to embrace change as they moved from their steady life in the heart of China to the vibrant coastal region. This early exposure to risk-taking and transformation left a lasting impact on Wei. Wei's upbringing shifted as she followed her parents to the rapidly evolving city of Shenzhen. Eventually, her educational path led her overseas to Singapore and the UK, where she majored in mathematics. Little did she know, this passion for numbers would set the foundation for her future career in finance. The financial world wasn't initially Wei's plan, but an eagerness to compete and a curiosity for the trading floor led her to internships at Wall Street firms. Her journey began at Lehman Brothers, followed by Citigroup, where she honed her skills in trading and derivatives. Eventually, she found herself at BlackRock, initially focusing on ETFs before ascending to her current role as Global Chief Investment Strategist. Throughout her career, Wei encountered various challenges, such as language barriers and public speaking anxiety. Being a non-native English speaker, she initially struggled with quick-paced conversations and articulating her thoughts. However, she turned this challenge into a strength by leveraging it as a unique attribute, ultimately gaining both credibility and flexibility. Two key pieces of advice have guided Wei Li throughout her career. First, she learned the value of being 80% "good enough" instead of aiming for absolute perfection, especially in rapidly changing environments. Second, she internalized the importance of being replaceable, which fostered a culture of sharing and learning within her team. Addressing the misconception about introverts, Wei highlights that introversion is about recharging preferences, not limitations in interacting with others or public speaking. She developed the "Quiet Riot" initiative at BlackRock, aimed at helping introverts navigate louder environments and improve public speaking skills. As Global Chief Investment Strategist, she navigates complex macroeconomic insights and leverages research to guide asset allocation across various markets. Amidst the noise and volatility, Wei emphasizes the importance of having a strong framework to interpret the evolving global landscape. Wei Li's journey from Chongqing to the pinnacle of the finance world is not just a story of professional success, but a testament to embracing change, utilizing unique perspectives, and overcoming challenges. Her experience offers valuable lessons for anyone navigating a dynamic career path. Tune in to this episode as we delve into Wei Li's remarkable journey and gain insights into her strategies for thriving in the financial world and beyond.