Hi, I’m Ben Baldieri, the current Director of MOTIVATE Shanghai,

Welcome to our community dedicated to personal and professional growth!

Big thank you to our past Director’s Daria Nalimova, Mila Dorosh, Henar Cabrera and Katy Alan. Their amazing work has made our community truely empowering.

I welcome you to join us in person or virtually.

Our team holds weekly events for Expats and Chinese located mainly in Shanghai with occasional visits to other cities. During CoVid we have help our Coaching and NLP training in the cloud instead with a lot of success.

We also hold additional Corporate level training events for our members every 2 months. Coaching, NLP, Leadership, NVC (Non-Violent Communication) and more.

The MOTIVATE Shanghai Community has been supporting personal and professional growth since 2012 and I look forward to seeing it grow into a more global community in the comming years at the same time I host my own podcast which you can see below! Check it out and see you soon.

rolling forward

As a community leader and as part of the marketing team with MOTIVATE Community, Shanghai chapter, I am part of an incredibly passionate group of individuals dedicated to helping others achieve their full potential. Weekly workshops are hosted at various WeWork locations around Shanghai to achieve that aim. We also run professional development seminars and retreats across Asia. Responsibilities include:

  • Development of marketing & content strategy
  • Creation & editing of engaging marketing copy
  • Event management
  • Hosting
  • Assisting in the gathering of feedback from our customers, and implementing changes to provide more value

Listen to Rolling Forward Podcast here:

WhatsApp & Text: +8618565641465

WeChat ID: bbaldieri

You may follow our official accounts on Wechat, Yoopay and Weibo

Our Meetup Group:


We also have a large community of Expats and  Chinese on Wechat and around Shanghai. Most of this, only members can experience. So come join us. Each event has a low entry fee which covers a meal and also a donation to Shanghai Life Line (a non-profit dedicated to supporting those in need).

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