Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at Pagoda Writers, Reading, Pennsylvania
Presentation: “Writers As Spare Room Tycoons”
James Chan will relate personal stories of his life-long experience as a “spare room tycoon” (a phrase he coined with writer Thomas Hine) in starting and sustaining 34 years of an ongoing independent life based on luck, pluck and perseverance.
James Chan was born Wah-Kong Chan in Canton, China and grew up in Hong Kong. He received his B.A. from the University of Hong Kong in 1970. After arriving in America in 1971 James received his M.A. from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In 1983 James founded Asia Marketing and Management in Philadelphia. He is the author of “Spare Room Tycoon,” a book on 40 real life stories of people who turned their passions into successful businesses. James also authored the DVD “Secrets of Business Success in China” published by Malvern press and is a keynote speaker for many trade and professional associations.
Linda aka L.T. James Pagoda Writers 1840 Lorraine Road, Reading, PA 19604
610 413 0373 (cell) http://pagodawriters.com
Chatham University campus
November 9th, 2017 at Chatham University
Presentation: “Global Marketing Strategies: A Successful Business Mindset”
James Chan, Ph.D., offers insights on global marketing strategies based on his expertise and experience advising more than 100 U.S. manufacturers and service firms since 1981. He will examine the motivation of expansion-minded firms, the challenges they face, their response strategies, and the ways and means by which they achieve export and marketing success over the long term. Using real-life cases not found in textbooks, James Chan outlines the psychological profile of firms that are determined to be winners in this increasingly global marketplace. To view his profile, go to: www.AsiaMarketingManagement.com.