With its rapid development, China is becoming a “magnitude” attracting more and more companies and individuals. For them, China is the land of opportunity where a quick buck can be made and invaluable brownie points for the resume obtained. However, it is not so easy to succeed in this place where the business culture is so different. Many people have had to experience tons of frustration and make a lot of mistakes before they could succeed. Is there a way to avoid some common mistakes that most westerners make and succeed faster in China? The answer is YES! This month, The Thinker Group is honored to have Mr. Sam Goodman share with us his experience in China especially the important lessons he has learned and mistakes to avoid when doing business in China.
Please join us on June 25th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at The Box Lounge (east gate of worker stadium) to learn about China’s business culture and also share with others some funny experience and important lesson you’ve had in China. All attendees will have the chance to win the book Where East Eats West.
Sam Goodman, Canadian serial entrepreneur started his first business at eleven. Moving to China in Protected content , Goodman learned the language, built and sold the ‘World-famous-in China’ chain of cafes, Beijing Sammies; was a Client Partner for the world’s largest executive recruitment firm Korn Ferry and a successful negotiator in English and Chinese on the Westinghouse US-China $5.4 billion, nuclear power plant bid.
He’s given lectures on entrepreneurship, the challenges associated to the China Market, H.R. in China and starting a business in China, to various MBA courses, Fortune Protected content , and international schools (in both English and Chinese).
Goodman has been focused on IT platforms since Protected content is currently working on a contest community called FeiChangHaoKan.
Entrance Fee: RMB Protected content RMB 50 with registration (Entry fee includes one free drink)
To register please email your name, company name and title to Protected content by June 24th.
Date: June 25th, Protected content
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: The Box Lounge (East gate of worker stadium)
2:00 – 2:30 Arriving & Networking
2:30 – 3:10 Presentation by Sam Goodman
3:10 – 3:40 Q&A, Discussion & Lucky Draw (2 winners will get a free copy of the book)
3:40 – 5:00 Networking