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Leadership in Action: Dividends and Interest - Shanghai - A New Vista for Leadership Development by Craig Chappelow

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GOOD TECHNIQUE

Toward the end of my stay, after my business was finished, the hotel concierge suggested that I might enjoy having dinner on a small tour boat that runs down the river and back. I was tired from all the walking I had done over the past few days and the weather was beautiful, so I took his advice. Two hours later I found myself loading up my plate at the buffet table aboard a noisy tour boat. As I sat and ate, I noticed a man staring at me—but by now I was used to it. He approached my table, pointed to my plate, and said something in Chinese. He became more and more emphatic and I became more and more certain that maybe it wasn't a buffet table after all. He disappeared for a moment and returned with a man in a white naval uniform, ...

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