Archive for December 4, 2011

Sui Sin Far

“Sui Sin Far” is a chapter of the book Entre dos mundos compiled and edited by Aitor Ibarrola-Armendariz. Sui Sin Far, her pen name, is the Cantonese name of the narcissus flower, popular amongst Chinese people. Her real name was Edith Maud Eaton (1865-1914) and she was born in England. She was the first author with Chinese ancestry in defending the rights of her countrymen in America. She faced the widespread belief at the time that the Chinese were unable to assimilate into Western culture. The hatred and fear of the Chinese had spread throughout the nation in the second half of the XIX century as a fact that led to the “Chinese Exclusion Act” of 1882. It forbade the entry of Chinese immigrants in the country. Read more…

Jane Porter explains the psychology of success

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Starting a business when you are young can be a hard aim to achieve due to the inexperience. Currently, youngsters have realised that they are the best placed people to exploit media and leisure markets just because they are living in them. These youngsters will rise the initial hardship to achieve benefits in a later stage. Jane Porter explains some steps to make your business success and she affirms the following:

“Starting a business is tough enough, and when you’re young and inexperienced, the challenge of building credibility is an added pressure. But you shouldn’t let your age get in the way.”

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