Introducing our guest: Kevin Lee
Kevin is the COO and Managing Partner for China Youthology. He is a strategic consultant at the executive level in the areas of brand strategy, marketing and product innovation for many global and well-known companies. China Youthology is a leading innovation consultancy that offers China cultural foresights and youth driven change to help purposeful businesses create value and meaning.
Kevin is a frequent speaker at international summits and a contributing writer at Forbes.com. He also writes genYchina, a blog that discusses the changing interplay between tech, media and culture in China.
Outside China Youthology, Kevin is working on Positive Psychology Education, Parents, Families and Networks-of-Families. With years spent researching these areas, Kevin designs and produces Thrive - an original podcast that identifies traits, faculties and skills of individuals needed to thrive in the modern world.
Kevin is a native Canadian and has spent the last 15 years in China.
Kevin writes a blog named genYchina where you may find lots of deep insights into various industries and facets of life. He prefers long-form writing but he manages to explain complex ideas in succinct and effective language. Though Kevin is way too busy to continue blogging, most of his thoughts and insights are still applicable and worth reading.
To Kevin, creating original content and selecting external content to take in are two important themes in life for the sake of personal development. In addition to what he has shared in the interview, you can also read two blogposts he wrote 10 years ago on reasons behind genYchina and content selection strategy to find out more.
The official website of China Youthology - the leading consultancy where Kevin serves as the COO; for more latest update and to participate in activities and research projects organized by China Youthology, please search and follow their WeChat Official Account as in “青年志Youthology”.
「genYchina」是Kevin独立创作的博客，大部分文章关于年轻人的潮流文化和生活方式，然而稍稍令人猝不及防的是，当时的「年轻人」——Gen Y（Y世代，80年至90年之间出生的人）这一说法现在听上去已经有些年代感了，毕竟眼下是Gen Z当道的时代……不过，Kevin写的许多文章，时至今日仍然能给我们带来一些新的启示和灵感。撇开文章的选题和内容不谈，Kevin直白干净的写作风格和对「long form」文体的偏爱绝对符合目前独立创作的新风潮。节目中，Kevin对许久没能更新表示遗憾，同时无比期