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Shanghai, Day 7: Chivas Regal captures China market

May 2nd, 2010by Randy Zwitch · No Comments · Residency 4: Shanghai

PM:  Do you drink scotch?
(class erupts in laughter)
RZ:  Yes.
With that one question, Dr. Moreton broke the ice faster than any guest speaker we’ve had prior.  That said, I’m not sure if I should be proud or offended at my classmates reaction to me being the recipient of that question…
PM:  How much is this bottle of [...]

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Tags: Alcohol·Business·China·Culture·Guest Speaker·Marketing·Shanghai

A Morning in Yangshuo (video)

April 28th, 2010by Randy Zwitch · 2 Comments · Residency 4: Shanghai

This is my first attempt at artistic film-making using the Apple Final Cut Express program. The amazing beauty of Yangshuo, China made the introduction to the program an easy one!

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Tags: Apple·China·Videos·Yangshuo

Shanghai, Day 6: Bank of Communications

April 27th, 2010by Randy Zwitch · No Comments · Residency 4: Shanghai

Day 6 was a half-day of sorts, with the first four hours of the day split equally between Strategy and Finance. The second half of the day was dedicated to optional corporate and cultural tours.
During the prior three residencies, I took these corporate tour afternoons off.  In London, it was a simple mistake; [...]

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Tags: Banking·Business·China·Shanghai