Thought Life

Jonah. How do you feel about your time in the US? What stands out?

Thanks for asking, John. I’m going to give a long answer for the questions. The past 50 days have been a rollercoaster of flights and road trips. The money we spent during this time is twice the annual income from my first job. Living in the United States is no joke when it comes to expenses. But for me, every bit of exhaustion and every dollar spent has been worth it, thanks to the amazing…

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Business Thought

2023 Recap

I’m sharing this post to sum up my experiences in 2023. For our business, this year marked a decline compared to 2022 in terms of sales and profit. However, we’ve started working with several companies in the early stages of their projects. These projects are more technically solution-oriented instead of pure price competition. As a magnet company, instead of relying on traditional methods like sending “junk emails,” we’ve successfully attracted potential clients by creating valuable…

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Business Thought Work

Self-reflection after Two Weeks in the United States

Over the past two weeks, I have met with 6 client companies in various cities across the United States. In the coming four weeks, I am scheduled to meet with another 6. Interestingly, business is often the least discussed topic in our meetings. Instead, my goal is always to “seek attention” by physically being closer to current and potential clients. I am willing to fly for two hours just to have a 30-minute meeting with…

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Thought Life

Five Days in Texas: From Austin to Dallas

Yesterday, my girlfriend and I visited a local church in Dallas after meeting up with a potential client, Lisa, at Starbucks. After the service, Lisa connected us with a local family, Christine and Richard, along with their two kids. This was really helpful since I’m looking to make as many connections as possible on my first trip to the US. We had lunch with Christine and Richard, and they asked us what surprised us the…

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