Would you intentionally take a one-year expat assignment? Tara and her family of six did… reluctantly! Now having lived three months back in the US, Ally caught up with Tara on her recent trip back to Shanghai. Tune in to hear Tara share highlights of her expat journey and the gifts it offered her family, […]
In this episode of Limitless Laowai, recruitment guru Janice Hu reflects on the challenges and opportunities of returning to your country of origin. Tune in for deep insights that will help you transition more smoothly. “I honestly felt there were a lot of things that I’d seen and done and places that I’ve been initially […]
Let’s just say it: Repatriation is harder than expatriation. I mean, personally I’ve not done it, and for good reason! The thought of going ‘home’ scares me to death after so many years abroad. Apparently I’m not alone either! In this show you’ll hear the story of Lawrence Chi, the owner of The Expat Compass, […]
Our success begins in our mind. I believe that wholeheartedly and I loved this discussion I had with Lawrence Chi, the owner of the Expat Compass, about the mindset or at least the behaviors associated with various mindsets, that set the successful expats apart from those who fail or just don’t get into a good […]
Expatriation on a global scale is becoming more and more competitive and if you’ve been listening to all the other shows in this series with Lawrence Chi, the owner of the Expat Compass, you should know why! The expat life is amazing! So how can you successfully market yourself for an international role? Where should […]
Not all job opportunities are created equal, and assessing your current skill match to a position’s requirements and navigating your future needs can be a tough process of discernment to wade through from your home country—especially if you don’t know the right questions to ask. I sat with Lawrence Chi, the owner of The Expat […]
#249 Future Expat Beware: Four Things You Need To Consider Before Taking That Assignment, with Lawrence Chi
Living abroad… there’s nothing quite like it! The highs are high, tiny successes fuel us for days and there’s limitless adventure around every corner. And yet, of course, if the highs are high, then the lows are low. And with those successes come challenges like most of us have never experienced in our home nations. […]
There are expats in almost every country around the world. But why? What’s so fantastic about the expat experience that it draws folks from the comforts of their well-known daily routines into the unknowns of a new culture, new job and a new way of life? My guest in this show, Lawrence Chi, is the […]
Heather is a nomad at heart, who loves adventure. From the time she was a small child she dreamt of traveling the world. What she didn’t know was she’d get to see the world by living abroad. In the past 16 years she has moved 13 times between five different countries. A passionate advocate of […]
How many times in your day-to-day life in China have you wondered (or muttered), “Why would someone DO that???” As we learn to navigate our new existence in China, the sentiment is often negative—we can’t help but filter the insanity happening around us through our own rosy glasses. But what would happen if we had […]
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