Founder and managing partner of TEAM Education Consulting Company, Tess Robinson, knows a thing or two about how to help students and families access fantastic educational opportunities abroad. She has been assisting students in preparing for and applying to colleges and universities in the U.S since 1998 and she has quite the list of impressive […]
When a business opportunity presented itself to trained midwife, Alison Nantz, she took a leap of faith and dove right in. Originally from the US, Alison has spent almost half of her life in Asia and even met her husband, Josh, when they were kids growing up in Taiwan. They’ve been married and living in […]
So there are a lot, a lot of foreigners in China, and much of what we do at Limitless is try to bridge the gap between our cultures and the local Chinese. But, it’s ridiculous to think that each of our individual foreign cultures would handle transition into life and work in China the same […]
Have you ever lost trust in someone? I mean, I’m sure you have. Who hasn’t? What about this one: Why do you trust some people right off the bat, and yet for others, there’s something about them that you can’t quite put your finger on but you doubt their level of trustworthiness. There are concrete […]
To say that life in China moves ‘quickly’, may be an understatement. Breakneck speed may be a better descriptor. Or… Bustling. Brisk. Accelerated. Hurried. Immediate. Hasty. Sudden. Rushing. Jerky. Aggressive. Dynamic. Do you feel It? — That chaotic energy surrounding you as you hustle down the street? Does your calendar feel it, as every moment […]
There are over 600 cities in China and only four are considered first tier cities. With most of Ally and Pete’s interviews emerging from expats in the first tier, Limitless is missing a massive lot of you out there in the second and third tier. For this show, Ally had the distinct privilege of chatting […]
Like it or not, our identity are oftentimes inextricably linked to what we do as our profession, and as someone who previously worked outside the home, China’s supporting expat spouses find themselves struggling when that bit of our lives is suddenly stripped away. That apparent loss of identity, mixed with culture shock, and adjustment challenges, […]
Physical, mental and emotional health are critical for a balanced life abroad. Ally’s guest on this show, Laurie Grey, assumes you all know the apparent obstacles like pollution, food sources, etc. But in her year in China, Laurie has identified a couple of surprising, hidden challenges that jeopardize our well-being. What are they and how […]
Most TCK, or, Third Culture Kids, can’t quite put a finger on exactly what that term means. But not so with 10-year-old Isabelle Kristensson. Born of European parents, Isabelle spent a couple of years in Shanghai a few years back, then moved to California. She loved her school, the community and life in America, but […]
Expat life affects every member of the family—from those of us required to make all the tough decisions, to those who simply come along for the wild ride. Hear what life is like in China from two five-year-olds, Brie who was born in Shanghai, and Khloe who moved overseas at the ripe age of one. […]
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