Thanksgiving – No Turkey but New Office!

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Normally on Thanksgiving I’m chowing Turkey and watching football….this year I worked hard all day and signed a new lease for an office (pictures above) things are really moving along…..able to negotiate some good office prices and terms. This place needs some carpetting, but other then that its ready to go….really want to do rapid product development here, exciting to …

The world is changing fast, are you on top of it?

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Wow, I always believed in the theory “the world is flat” but its definitely happening faster then I could have ever imagined!!!! While it is sad, it makes us as a human race realize that we have to be flexible. And we have to stay on top of our game! We cannot get lazy, we cannot get comfortable with our …

Get It Done – on a budget

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Cash flow is tighter then ever these days, but I love the pressure…..especially when its the fact that an ATM machine takes your USA ATM card and mails it back to US to “protect your account” – oh..thanks, can I borrow money from you now??!? just makes things more interesting. I love critics too, I notice how easy it is …

China – transitioning from Export Driven to Self Sustaining Domestic Market

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Great article below – China is going through tough times – BUT it will become less dependent on exports – and with the Chinese government last week investing INTO CHINA instead of the normal US Dollar, we’ll see RMB continue to strengthen (worse for exporting) but the Chinese people getting richer…..and spending more. What does this mean? CHINA IS GOING …

Taking Negative Energy and Turning Positive

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Well, I guess what I asked for when I quit my job and started doing business on my own…..and I realize more and more its a dog eat dog world. I feel like I am constantly fighting to get my point across, and constantly have to think on my toes. I am not afraid to say I am wrong, or …

Halloween in China

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Halloween in china isn’t much – gotta head over to the expat areas. See one block doing a mini trick or treat. Tried explaining to some of my chinese friends what “trick or treat” is – but gave up after a while. Amazing how something that was embedded in my upbringing was never even imagined on this side of the …