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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Simon Chen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Simon Chen, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Simon Chen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Simon Chen, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 6 - My Livelihood with Simon Chen from Eight Black Cars

My Livelihood Podcast
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Our guest on Episode 6 of the My Livelihood Podcast is Simon Chen, Director of Eight Black Cars in Colorado USA.

Simon is an Australian who has lived in Colorado for the past six years. Prior to moving to the US, Simon and his family were based in Singapore.

He has spent the past 15-years consulting with technology companies across Asia Pacific and the US and has held several senior management positions for large multinationals including British Telecom Asia Pacific.

I first met Simon in 2004 when he put on the X10 Seminar, a 3 day digital marketing seminar, at the Hyatt Coolum Resort in Queensland.

I was extremely impressed with how the X10 Seminar was run by Simon and his team and the excellent presenters who were at the top of their game. 

I have held any future events up to that standard. Very few have even come close.

Join us as we chat with Simon about his Livelihood journey and how he is adapting to the current business environment.

Enjoy the show!

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Jun 03 2020

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49 | Is Social Justice a Cultural Revolution Reboot? with Simon Chen

The Boyce of Reason
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Simon Chen (@simonbchen) is a medical pathologist whose family immigrated to Canada after witnessing the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Recently, he read an article in the New England Journal of Medicine by a white woman confessing her privilege and subtle acts of racism, and it eerily reminded him of the confession his grandfather wrote before being executed during China’s Cultural Revolution. We talk about the similarities between Mao’s movement and the radical strains of current progressivism, and speak about how to avoid repeating the worst parts of history. 

”Racist Like Me” (article in question):

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Apr 10 2019



Game Changer: Simon Chen

REAL Trends: Game Changers
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Simon Chen, CEO of ERA Real Estate talks with editor-in-chief, Tracey Velt about what drives ERA Real Estate to succeed as well as insights about the industry and its future.

Dec 14 2018



How We Can Buy & Sell Real Estate Better Through Technology w/Simon Chen

Luxury Listing Specialist - Dominate High End Listings In Any Market
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A lot of Realtors live in fear that technology will eventually replace their role in the home buying and selling process. Is it true that we’ll end up being edged out of our businesses by machines? What parts of the real estate process are actually enhanced by technology? What are some of the ways to help foreign buyers and provide value? On this episode Simon Chen, the CEO and President of ERA Real Estate, shares why our industry stands to benefit greatly from tech.

The consumer experience is going to benefit greatly from technology. -Simon Chen

Takeaways + Tactics

  • None of what we do will be made obsolete by technology. In fact, technology will make things easier for us, and better for our clients.

  • Not having tech tools at your disposal takes away your competitive edge in today’s market.

  • Making the home appealing to a broad a spectrum is the key to any staging approach.

  • When it comes to foreign buyers, translating listings to native languages is a huge piece of value.

At the start of the show, Simon talked about his background, how he started in investment banking, and the strategy he used to target foreign buyers. Next, we talked about why staging is so prevalent in real estate today. We also talked about why we have no reason to be afraid of technology. Towards the end, we discussed where the luxury market is going.

We also covered:

  • How to leverage tech resources
  • How to get more eyeball traffic on your listings
  • How tax affects buyer behavior

Technology isn’t going to edge us out. In fact, it’s going to enhance what we do. Even though the buyers rely on tech to find properties, our work begins after they’ve found the house. The consumer buying experience and the broker/agent experience is going to get better. Instead of fearing technology, we should welcome and leverage it because it will make our jobs easier and make us more competitive.

Guest Bio

Simon Chen is the President & CEO at ERA Real Estate. Go to  for more information. Before this, Chen was the COO at Realty One Group. He also founded real estate investment and technology consulting firm Century Pacific Group and worked as senior director of corporate development and strategy at and its operator, Move, Inc. For more information on ERA Real Estate, visit

Jul 19 2018