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headhonchoII wrote:You wouldn't walk into a business meeting in the West or anywhere for that matter with flip-flops , vest and scraggy beard and expect many people to give your their money. Well unless you were panhandling.
GuyInTaiwan wrote:Omni: You don't have any friends or contacts in the MOE do you?
GuyInTaiwan wrote:What's stopping you from leaving Linkou, other than selling your place there (probably a big one, I admit, though you could potentially rent that place out and rent elsewhere)? Do you need to be in/near Taipei for work, or could you live elsewhere and work from there? What about your wife?
bigduke6 wrote:Regarding the Joneses, it is more about peoples expectations of you. Especially on the work front. If you are in a senior position, you cannot really rock up to work in a car cheaper than your subordinates. This might sound a bit snobbish/shallow, but things like this are "important" in many business environments.
If you got a space in the front parking lot next to the entrance you need a nice car to fill it. What would customers think when they see, Merc, BMW, Lexus, Jag,Toyota Corolla? This might sound ridiculous, bit it is indeed the truth. Image is often as important as knowledge.
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