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So for the next couple of weeks, we have the pleasure of the very tall Heather LeFevre staying with us.
I say ‘staying with us’ but we’re actually putting her up in a little hotel because she’s allergic to cats and as nice as she is – in a choice between my cat or 99.9% of all humans, the cat will always win.
Anyway, while I’m sure she needs no introduction but just in case you’ve been living under a rock for years, she is the founder of the Global Planner survey and is currently undertaking a project to see how planning is done around the World.
I know … I know … you’re asking why the hell has she has come to see me, well I can only assume it’s for comic relief.
Anyway, over the next 2 weeks we’ll be giving her some exposure to working life in China – and I just hope at the end of it, she doesn’t hate me for inviting her over.
In all seriousness, I think her project is fascinating.
While I know planning is different by territory, it’s only when someone goes from place to place in a relatively short time that you can see what those differences really are once and for all.
However that’s not the real reason I invited Heather over.
You see while 2 weeks isn’t enough to give anyone a real impression of what life in Asia/China is really like, I’m hoping the experience captivates, intrigues, excites and pushes her, so that anyone who reads the book she’s going to write about this whole adventure will see this part of the World is not the creatively desolate place that NYC and London like to present … but a region filled with the sorts of possibilities and challenges that can positively change your life, not to mention your career, forever.
I guess we’ll find out in 2 weeks.
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