My definition of poor, are those who need too much, because those who need too much are never satisfied. Poor people are those who only work to try to keep an expensive lifestyle and always want more and more. Jose Mujica
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Difference between Westerners and Asians
Key: Blue --> Westerners Red --> Asians
(1) Opinion Westerners: Talk to the point Asians: Talk around the circle, especially if opinions are different
(2) Way of Life Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself. Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends, solving their problems, and know each others' business.
Westerners: on time. Asians: in time.
Westerners: Contact to related person only . Asians: Contact everyone everywhere, business very successful.
Westerners: Show that I am angry. Asians: I am angry, but still smiling... (Beware!)
(6) Queue when Waiting
Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner . Asians: Queuing?! What's that?
(7) Sundays on the Road
Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully. Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places, like going to the mall.
Westerners: Only gather with their own group. Asians: All focus on the one activity that is hosted by the CEO.
(9) In the restaurant
Westerners: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant. Asians: Talk and laugh loudly like they own the restaurant.
Westerners: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery. Asians: Taking picture is the most important, scenery is just for the background.
(11) Handling of Problems
Westerners: Take any steps to solve the problems. Asians: Try to avoid conflicts, and if can, don't leave any trail.
(12) Three meals a day
Westerners: Good meal for once a day is sufficed. Asians: At least 3 good meals a day.
Westerners: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection. Asians: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money and drive a car.
(14) Elderly in day-to-day life
Westerners: When old, there is snoopy for companionship. Asians: When old, guarantee will not be lonely, as long as willing to babysit grand kids.
(15) Moods and Weather Westerners: The logic is: rain is pain. Asians: More rain, more prosperity.
(16) The Boss
Westerners: The boss is part of the team. Asians: The boss is a fierce god.
(17) What's Trendy
Westerners: Eat healthy Asian cuisine. Asians: Eat expensive Western cuisine.
(18) The Child Westerners: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living. Asians: Slog whole life for the kids, the center of your life.