Entrepreneurs

I’m Not a Businessman; I’m a Business, Man. Feat. Shagi Defoe

  As a child, growing up on the small windward island of Dominica, Shagi Defoe could turn a profit from almost anything he could get his hands on. From new school clothes he didn’t want to the sandwiches his mother,…

In her darkest hour she found her life’s calling.

If you’re into self-growth, it’s likely that you’ve heard the name Carnisa (pronounced Caneisha) Berry before. If you haven’t then we’re glad you’ve stumbled across this article. We first started attending Carnisa’s workshops in 2016 and we can’t get enough of her…

D’Jack shares about thriving in Beijing as a DJ and Fitness Entrepreneur

For D’Jack, a professional DJ and fitness entrepreneur, moving to Beijing helped him find his life’s work. Between DJ gigs and teaching JINDAFIT, a high-intensity workout he created based on African dance, he talked with us about his unusual childhood…

Creatives

The Story of Model, Writer and Fashion Entrepreneur Anya Raynae

For Anya Raynae, an ambitious American millennial her move to China was sparked by a desire to live a more fulfilling life. Struggling at home in the United States with a difficult romantic relationship and problems at work, Raynae told…

Beijing, An Open Market For International Musicians.

  Joshua A. Chambers: If you know Joshua outside of his nine to five teaching Phys Ed., then you probably know him best as ‘King’. Not familiar with King? Then you need to check out his newly released single ‘Hold…

Seizing the Moment: Nayyir Shareef

  If you never stop to converse with Nayyir Shareef, you would miss the story of another extremely talented and well rounded expat in Beijing. Raised in West Palm Beach, Florida Nayyir, like many creative minds migrated to New York…

Careers

In her darkest hour she found her life’s calling.

If you’re into self-growth, it’s likely that you’ve heard the name Carnisa (pronounced Caneisha) Berry before. If you haven’t then we’re glad you’ve stumbled across this article. We first started attending Carnisa’s workshops in 2016 and we can’t get enough of her…

Kiki’s Story: Life As An Olympic Athletic Trainer in China

When we are given an opportunity, we are told to jump on it and that is exactly what brought me to China. My name is Kiki and I am an ambitious black, 26-year-old female from Orlando, Florida in the United…

Pursuit, Career and New Beginnings

  Many of us come to Beijing in pursuit of fairly short term goals like obtaining a degree, saving money, or travel; But what about the long term? We sat down with Janice Matthews, radio host of Touch Beijing to…