Crisis Corner Cafe – Disrupting Human Trafficking

By |2019-06-03T15:08:42+00:00April 30th, 2019|Corporate Security, Crisis Management, Crisis Management Speaker, International Business, Resilience|

How often is your company attributing to the illegal goods and services running through the global supply chain?  Imagine turning on the news and your company’s trucks and containers are filled with human beings who are being sold, which is essentially modern-day slavery. Imagine your company is in the headlines for fostering an environment of

Part 4 – Public Security and Chinese and American Risk Management

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00April 3rd, 2018|International Business|

This video is the 4th part of a blog series throughout 2018, with the pioneers of #TeamCharlotte to capture the opportunities and experiences in Shenzhen China in 2017. Check out the previous video blogs: Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find Out About Shenzhen, China?; Part 2 - Communication and VPN's in China; and Part 3 - Unique

Part 3 – Unique Industries and Relationships in China

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00March 10th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, International Business|

This video is the 3rd part of a blog series throughout 2018, with the pioneers of #TeamCharlotte to capture the opportunities and experiences in Shenzhen China in 2017. Check out the previous video blogs: Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find Out About Shenzhen, China? and Part 2 - Communication and VPN's in China. The video series are very informal,

Part 2 – Communication and VPN’s in China

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00March 8th, 2018|International Business|

This video is the 2nd part of a blog series throughout 2018, with the pioneers of #TeamCharlotte to capture the opportunities and experiences in Shenzhen China in 2017. Check out the 1st video, Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find Out About Shenzhen, China?  The video series are very informal, and a lot of joking is

Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find out About Shenzhen, China?

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00March 8th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, International Business|

In December 2017 the launch of an inaugural US-China Youth Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was sponsored by the US Department of State and All-Youth China Federation. As part of the Forum, 50 American and 50 Chinese emerging leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation convened in Shenzhen, China with the goal of developing international partnerships,

Part 5 – The Silicon Valley of China and it’s Comparison to Charlotte from a Millennials Perspective

By |2019-03-14T13:36:09+00:00March 8th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, International Business|

This video is the 5th part of a blog series throughout 2018, with the pioneers of #TeamCharlotte to capture the opportunities and experiences in Shenzhen China in 2017. Check out the previous video blogs: Who is #TeamCharlotte and How Did They Find Out About Shenzhen, China?; Part 2 - Communication and VPN's in China; Part 3 - Unique Industries

An Interview with Vanessa Vaughn in Shenzhen China

By |2019-03-21T13:00:42+00:00February 4th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, In the News, International Business, Leadership|

Ironically, nine years ago the passion for Asfalis was derived out of my personal crisis. A tornado with wind speeds exceeding 130 miles per hour totaled my vehicle while I was inside of it. That passion became the fuel that led me out of my comfort zone in corporate America, into the ambiguity of entrepreneurship, and across the