Misc / Personal

Why I Did a 180 on Moving to China

I’m moving to Shenzhen, China to open MWI’s second Asia office there. Why Shenzhen and not Singapore or some other Asian market?

August 7th, 2016 |

10-Step Jerk Recovery Program

This past week I pulled a jerk move. It was so bad, so embarrassing, I wasn’t sure how I could recover.

February 25th, 2016 |

My Goal For 2016? Grow Up.

What should I focus on in 2016? Read the post and let me know in the comments below.

January 7th, 2016 |

Should Women Lean In Or Should We All Lean Back?

Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In seems to tell us we can work ourselves to death and it won’t harm our children. But why bother? Why would I be searching for an excuse to be away from my kids anyway?

November 22nd, 2015 |

The Beginner’s Guide To Getting From One Place To Another In Hong Kong

Whether you’re moving to Hong Kong or just visiting, here are some simple tips to help you navigate the streets and not get lost.

September 9th, 2015 |

Why Americans Are Fat, And The Simple Yet Difficult Solution

Bad news for fat people. A new study shows that less than 1% of fat people will ever get thin. But I’m beating the odds. Here’s how.

July 20th, 2015 |

How Long Will You Be In Hong Kong?

The plan was always to be here for three to five years, and that is still the plan. Why that plan? Here’s why.

June 8th, 2015 |

Why I Moved To Hong Kong

We didn’t move to Hong Kong because of a job. We moved here to adopt a child from China.

May 31st, 2015 |

Don Loper Is Retiring

No, I’m not shutting down the blog, but I am retiring the use of “Don Loper” as its name. I’ve already transferred all my Twitter followers and history over to a new account @joshsteimle (it’s pretty easy, see here), and a similar change will be happening everywhere else I’ve used the Don Loper name, including with […]

April 18th, 2015 |

What It’s Really Like Flying Emirates Airlines Business Class

I’m in Dubai right now. I flew here on Emirates Airlines, Business Class, and I flew for free so I am in no way complaining–it was easily the best flight I’ve ever had. I just want to help you set your expectations straight in case you’re getting ready to flying Emirates Business Class for the first […]

November 5th, 2014 |