Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the B20 Summit last year that “Hangzhou is an innovative and vibrant city with booming e-commerce. Just click the mouse in Hangzhou, and you are connected to the whole world.” The Second Global Cross-border … Continue reading “The World is So Small, it’s like the street beside you”- AGLA at the Tmall Global Town
“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” -Simon Sinek Aliday is like a family day held every year on May 10th. It all started in 2005 as a day … Continue reading Say “I Do” Alibaba Style
How it all began… “We believe in making small and beautiful changes.” said Jia Hang, Senior Director at Ant International, as he gave the welcome speech to a bunch of AGLA’s who were about to begin their first rotation at … Continue reading Six Months @ Ant Financial
In Alibaba we have a saying, 教学相长, this is translated to mean Teaching as Learning. Alibaba staff teach each other new skills and new ways of thinking each and every day, and teaching, and being taught, are central to our … Continue reading Why I Taught Ant Financial Staff About Brexit
The Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is the most important vacation of the year in China. A time when cities grind to a halt and the country’s transport infrastructure creaks under the weight of the world’s largest human migration. … Continue reading Spring Festival – From Fireworks to Pu’er Tea!
What is Chinese culture? Is it about the food we eat and how we eat it, the tea we drink and the way we drink it, or the language we speak and the expressions we use? I would say it … Continue reading From Taichi to Alibaba
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you don’t know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love or a new country.” – Anais Nin Growing up, China always intrigued me. But … Continue reading A New Beginning