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What is “Business” to a Chinese person?

Hey guys! Today I’m going to write about what the term “business” might mean to a Chinese person. Yes, this is an ontology post! When I was in Singapore last month on a business trip, the business leader Raymond Ng gave me a scholarship to attend his popular course on Chinese Philosophy and Business, inspired by the book of I-Ching (易经), or alternatively known as “The Book of Change”. I thought this might interest my audience. I’d always been interested in all things East-Asian, or related to China, Korea and Japan. I’m rather proficient in all three languages, even though I’m weakest in Korean. I took Chinese literature for 6 years, and read the main classics, poems and popular literature. My ex-boyfriend was Japanese (I only had 2 boyfriends my entire life, lol!) and I spent a year in Japan at Waseda University. In 2013, my friend Fiona and I were sponsored by Korean Air to blog about Seoul. So you see, East Asian philosophy and culture has always been close to my heart, and I …