All posts by Monica Moffitt

Monica Moffitt, founder and Principal Cultural Consultant at Tianfen Consulting, Inc., has traveled the world and enjoys linguistics and all things culture. Having split her career between project management and business analytics, Monica merges logic, fluency in Chinese and creativity in her new role as cultural consultant. She received a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies/Chinese from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration (International Management and Marketing) from University of Texas at Dallas.

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Team retreats: time suck or useful tool?

Oct 28, 2013No Comments1823 Views

Team retreats can be a useful too, but is often a time suck - here's how to get the most out of your team retreat.

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China launches new free trade zone, allows ...

Oct 01, 2013No Comments2095 Views

Shanghai launches its first free trades zone in hopes of bolstering economic reform and as a testing ground for other progressive financial and economic moves.

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Is a mass exodus at your company a blessing...

Sep 16, 2013No Comments2644 Views

A Mass Exodus can be any business leader’s worst nightmare. But should it be? Here are a few pros and cons to consider if you are faced with the threat of losing a large chunk of your


China has one of the most diverse populatio...

Jul 22, 20131 Comment2577 Views

When planning your entry into the Chinese market, it’s important to understand the cultural milieu in China that is the “Chinese-market.”

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China: home of a growing Muslim faith

Jul 01, 2013No Comments1987 Views

Islam, with its long history in China, is now gaining more attention than ever. It is important for brands doing business abroad or traveling to China to be aware of the intricacies of the growing Muslim faith

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6 resources for doing business in China

Jun 18, 20132 Comments1904 Views

As the world becomes smaller, more and more organizations are springing up with offers to help bridge the gap between East and West, and these resources can help anyone considering doing business in China.

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Problems with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor P...

Jun 09, 2013No Comments1974 Views

While the US government has renewed its fervor for the EB-5 program, it may be harder than you think to secure these funds from foreign investors.

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3 tips to maximize your company’s glo...

May 27, 20131 Comment1741 Views

Human Resources or Human Capital Management can often get overlooked in the bigger picture of international business. Here are 3 tips to help maximize and leverage your global HR.

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3 ways to boost productivity, even when tra...

May 20, 2013No Comments1517 Views

In this fast paced world, it’s crucial to develop productivity skills to keep you in tip-top shape no matter where you are.

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Business trend: Hong Kong residents turning...

May 12, 20131 Comment2174 Views

While you can’t throw a stone without hitting a banker or lawyer, many of whom are Western, in Hong Kong small eCommerce businesses are on the rise.

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Hong Kong is a good place to start doing bu...

May 06, 2013No Comments1958 Views

While many business owners see mainland China as a haven for manufacturing and production, it’s worthwhile to get to know their Hong Kong counterparts.


Pollution: the new culprit of China’s exo...

Apr 29, 2013No Comments1678 Views

Pollution has gotten so bad in China that executives expect bonuses for enduring it, or they're emigrating and American entrepreneurs are finding ways to attract top talent.