in HK heading to Amsterdam

In motivation by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Fighting to get 2009 in order, Bas and I are in hong kong airport now going to Amsterdam to meet a potential investor in Spyble. Been a wild ride in 2009, up and down, this world recession isn’t making it easy. Met John Davis this afternoon in Shenzhen and he is explaining some issues with his Australian partner company. Cannot …

Inspiration – my grandfather Gelindo Michelini

In family friends, motivation by Michael Michelini4 Comments

While I never knew my grandfather on my father’s side, Gelindo Michelini, I do think of him pretty often, more then ever since I’ve come to do business in China. I parallel how my life must have been somewhat similar to his. While he passed away well before I was born, from what my Uncle Bill and my father tell …

GO BIG OR GO HOME

In motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Feel like i’m in a mafia movie and its kill or be killed……butting heads with everyone…..have to follow my gut, take the bull by the horns, and get it done. streamline operationsscale down and outsourcefocus on profitable businesssee who stands by my side and who walks. running on pure adrenaline now…..can’t stop, worked too hard to get this far and …

Re-structure, Re-negotiate, Re-evaluate

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

This past week…so much has been happening….between meeting current staff, partners and allies, re-negotiating on the phone with customers, allies, partners….it seems I have strong relations because talks have been easier then I thought. Seems the staff is very supportive, and we are setting sales targets and if we can reach them as a team the office may stay. But …