25 min

Learn Chinese Insights Podcast Episode 034: Aaron Simmons Learn Chinese Insights Podcast

    • Language Learning

In this episode I interview Aaron Simmons, an American Professional Development Coach. He is the founder of Diversify International and Multi-Lingual Story Corner.

Listen to find out:

- What got him interested in Chinese culture and language in the first place, while studying in the US
- Why he chose a more challenging route to learning Chinese
- What his experience was living in China while in an intensive program learning Chinese
- Why he moved from China to Taiwan
- How he got his first job managing a school
- What he found unique about managing local Taiwanese employees
- How he had to change his management style to adapt to local culture
- How he adapted to becoming a consultant
- How he improved his Chinese skills as a result
- Why he decided to start his own consulting company
- How he found new clients
- How he adapted from simplified Chinese characters to traditional ones
- What the biggest challenge he had adapting to Chinese in Taiwan was

In this episode I interview Aaron Simmons, an American Professional Development Coach. He is the founder of Diversify International and Multi-Lingual Story Corner.

Listen to find out:

- What got him interested in Chinese culture and language in the first place, while studying in the US
- Why he chose a more challenging route to learning Chinese
- What his experience was living in China while in an intensive program learning Chinese
- Why he moved from China to Taiwan
- How he got his first job managing a school
- What he found unique about managing local Taiwanese employees
- How he had to change his management style to adapt to local culture
- How he adapted to becoming a consultant
- How he improved his Chinese skills as a result
- Why he decided to start his own consulting company
- How he found new clients
- How he adapted from simplified Chinese characters to traditional ones
- What the biggest challenge he had adapting to Chinese in Taiwan was

25 min