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Are Taiwanese workers dumb? Managing Across Cultures

The August edition of Centered on Taipei magazine is now out, and in it is my latest Ask Taiwanxifu article.  This one was a little controversial.  At least I think so.  I addressed an issue of why some (foreign) managers … Continue reading

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Centered on Taipei magazine: Hostess gifts

Ever been invited to someone’s home for dinner in Taiwan and wondered what to bring?  Or have you wondered why Taiwanese friends prefer going out rather than inviting friends to their place for a dinner party?

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Centered on Taipei Magazine: how much money to give as a wedding present

The April issue of Centered on Taipei magazine is out now, and in this edition there is an ‘Ask Taiwanxifu’ column I wrote on page 13.  This column addresses a delicate etiquette issue:  People might tell you that ‘it doesn’t matter’, … Continue reading

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Centered on Taipei magazine: blog of the month

I am proud to announce That Taiwanxifu has been featured as blog of the month in the April 2014 edition of Centered on Taipei magazine. I positively blushed when I read the lovely description of the Taiwanxifu blog written by … Continue reading

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February’s Centered on Taipei magazine: design and bagels

The February edition of Centered on Taipei magazine is now out.  And I am excited that in this edition, there are not one but two Taiwanxifu articles.  

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Hot Springs Etiquette: Centered on Taipei magazine

The December/January edition of Centered on Taipei magazine is out.  And I am especially chuffed about my Ask Taiwanxifu article on pages 12 and 13 that has been included in this edition.  Firstly, because I have a big, warm soft … Continue reading

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Ask Taiwanxifu: Centered on Taipei Magazine

I am excited to announce that I have started a new cultural Q & A column in Centered on Taipei magazine — Ask Taiwanxifu.  See the November edition (pages 12 and 13) for an answer to a question about Taiwanese … Continue reading

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My stay in a baby hotel: Centered on Taipei Magazine

The September issue of Centered on Taipei magazine is out now.  There are a range of interesting articles about places to go and things to see in Taiwan.  And on page 20, there is an article about my overnight ‘factfinding’ … Continue reading

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Anthony Making Taiwan Easy — Centered on Taipei Magazine

The June/July 2013 edition of Centered on Taipei magazine is now available.  And on page 16, you can read an interview I did with Anthony van Dyck, entrepreneur and founder of www.taiwanease.com.   

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Impact Coffee: Centered on Taipei Magazine

Do you rely on your morning cup of coffee (or two or three) to start the day?  If so, imagine being able to buy top quality, freshly roasted Arabica coffee beans in Taiwan and help make a difference to the world? 

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