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While reading the book R.P. advised the publicist that although Beau and he were on two different continents, he would like to interview him. Learn more about the book with this thorough Q&A.
Beau joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to explore the unspoken cultural complexities of China that westerners often face, and overlook, in this modern and ancient society.
This book made me want to pack my bags and head out into the unknown of another culture in another place on the globe …–John Smith
Fiction is a great way to explore reality. Two new books take on the priceless value of person-to-person relationships between Americans and Chinese using the tools of imagination and poetic license and manage to paint pictures that reveal deep-seated truths.
Do you have a day in your life that marks a dramatic change in your vision, focus, and direction? Well I do! My day is January 16th 2004, and I call it Freedom Day.
Beau celebrates diversity and cultural differences. He is also a great example of what Servant Leadership should look like. His new book, Lessons From China, is a heartwarming story of a recent college grad that goes to China to teach English.
In China, teacher is a lifelong title of honor which I will always appreciate and cherish.
One thing to know about traveling in China is that initially, the street traffic will appear crazy to an American, but once you spend time in it, you will see that it works.
Through a fictional travelogue, “Lessons from China” offers unique insights on current Chinese culture, business, personal etiquette, and economic development.
“The first visit to China for most Westerners is likely an experience for which they are not fully prepared. Now, there is literary help; Lessons from China…”
“Of all the various educational methodologies, one of the most effective is story-telling. This is the method Beau Sides uses in his recently published book…The tale is well told and very informative and humorous.”
“I personally find that the ‘ideologically driven’ western perception of China misses the mark by a mile. Perhaps this book will help rectify that.”
“Readers will appreciate the accuracy and the detail of Lessons from China…”