Staying Safe

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Staying Safe in Taiwan What are we doing in Taiwan to prevent the spread of the Corona-virus Covid-19?  BY TOM CAIN At the time of writing this we have 100 cases of Covid-19 in Taiwan. We did have 47 last week but some devilishly selfish people decided to go on holiday to Europe for a […]

100th episode

The 100th Mandarin Monkey Podcast episode is coming up. 100 hours of Chinese and English

Get The Answers

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Hi Everybody, Thanks so much for signing up to the mailing list and for downloading this document. We have put together a list of the most commonly asked questions through 2019 and 2020 on learning the Mandarin/Chinese language and put them all into this helpful list.  We touch on language and culture in this document. […]

Start Up Stuff pt.2

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MARKETING So there are a number of ways to market a product and certainly no golden goose, ultimate key or five easy steps to follow.  The only thing that we have learned is that people connect with stories. More specifically stories in which they are in and that they are the hero of.  The customer […]

Start Up Stuff pt.1

So, if you are like me and enjoy reading about the super successful million or billionaire entrepreneurs that created something during the dot com boom and have now decided to write about their rise to the top. This isn’t going to be one of those. This is about the small stuff. The Start Up Stuff.  […]

Merry Christmas!

Hey everybody!  Disclaimer: this is not a Chinese/Mandarin or a business post.  Merry Christmas! We hope you have an awesome time! Hopefully showering in love and gifts.  This is a new and very exciting time for us. Not for business, but for family.  Our youngest (Mason) is one years old and our eldest (Kairi) is […]

I’m Worried

This is for the worriers, the anxious many hiding in plain sight. The go getters, who go get quietly until they achieve their goal, business, academic, parental or otherwise. 

#66 -Pet Peeves & Family Traditions

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#66 -Pet Peeves & Family Traditions In this episode we discuss our pet peeves which happens to be quiet a lot. We also chat about nosy neighbors and noisy neighbors and which we would prefer and touch on the important subjects of family traditions. Remember the transcript to this podcast and the ANKI decks are […]