Category Archives: Jacob B

Time to Go

Last journal. That’s something. Being in China this summer has without a doubt been one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences I have ever had. I distinctly remember wondering the day before I left what my thoughts would be … Continue reading

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Performance Reviews and Chopsticks

To kick things off, my whole internship has been fairly feedback less as far as my general performance; I have had to guess if my work pleases my final work pleases my supervisors and at times it has been quite … Continue reading

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Traveling and Train Rides

My company is working in is the consultancy industry and works primarily with the Chinese government on the regional and municipal levels. The dynamics of my industry are quite unique from a western perspective in that the primary consulting done … Continue reading

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Managing Argentinians and Street food

My Internship has its pros and cons as anything does. I believe that the only way to grow as a person is to put yourself outside of your comfort zone, force yourself to adapt, and thrive in circumstances that you … Continue reading

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Coal Mines and the World Cup

It’s crazy that we have already been here a month. Each day goes by slowly, but weeks fly by like nothing. The ASU group is leaving Tuesday and they got here after us. A large group of Brits got here … Continue reading

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It’s been an Ultra interesting week

I would consider my internship as wonderful opportunity for personal and professional development. A large aspect of that comes from my duties and responsibilities as well as the organizational and managerial styles of my company. My company ParkRisson, is primarily … Continue reading

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Adapting to the Barriers

The company I am working for is called Park Risson, it is consultancy that works primarily with large development companies and the Chinese government at the municipal level. The primary product of the company from what I have gathered is … Continue reading

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