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Li Cunxin, Mao’s Last Dancer And His Love for Ballet

Li Cunxin, Mao’s Last Dancer, shares his love for Ballet in a media interview. Li’s incredible story is well known. Raised in poverty in a northern Chinese village, he was randomly chosen at the age of 11 to join Madame Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy. After much hardship and hard work he became an internationally acclaimed […]

Li Cunxin: Operate Efficiently

Li Cunxin, renowned Chinese motivational speaker, and author of Mao’s Last Dancer, talks about how he conquers life’s challenges by operating efficiently. Li Cunxin Li’s journey is simply remarkable. He was born into utter poverty in Mao’s communist China. At a very young age he was selected to train in Madame Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy. […]

Li Cunxin’s Motivational Story

Listen to Li Cunxin‘s motivational story about how he became one of China’s foremost ballet dancers… Li Cunxin Li Cunxin’s journey is simply remarkable. He was born into utter poverty in Mao’s communist China. At a very young age he was selected to train in Madame Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy. The 7 years of harsh […]

Li Cunxin’s Touching Story at BBC

Success never comes easily. Here is the touching story of Li Cunxin, Mao’s Last Dancer, presented by the BBC… They put us through this really vigorous, sometimes cruel audition process where they tested your flexibility, measured your proportions and tested your intelligence to see if you were a fast learner. They checked back through three […]

Li Cunxin – A Truly Inspiring Person!

Li Cunxin has been named as Queensland’s Australian of the Year 2014 and here is a short video of him. Li Cunxin Li Cunxin’s journey is simply remarkable. He was born into utter poverty in Mao’s communist China. At a very young age he was selected to train in Madame Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy. The […]

Li Cunxin Named as Queensland’s Australian of the Year 2014!!

We are thrilled that Li Cunxin has been named as Queensland’s Australian of the Year 2014! “The encouragement given to me in the past year has been fabulous, and I am thrilled that my dreams for this wonderful Company have resonated so deeply with the community,” said Li. Read more here… Li Cunxin Li Cunxin’s […]

Li Cunxin’s Leadership Lesson: Act with Integrity

In an interview with Deloitte regarding leadership lessons, Li Cunxin recalls having integrity in life was something he was taught very early on in his childhood. Li notes that integrity is an essential trait for leaders in order to inspire and motivate those around them… Li CunXin Li Cunxin’s journey is simply remarkable. He was […]

Li Cunxin and his Most Inspiring Mao’s Last Dancer Story…

Li Cunxin is a remarkable man born of a remarkable story. From humble beginnings in rural China to the height of the global dance world, Li’s story is one of determination, passion, integrity and success. Watch below Li’s talk at TEDxStHildasSchool on how he became a ballet dancer. Li CunXin Li Cunxin’s journey is simply remarkable. […]