Update in Business Life

In china business by Michael Michelini9 Comments

My last post i talked mainly about where i have physically been, i think now i want to discuss what i have been focusing on with business. Loadpipe – this has been in my head for over 2 years….now i have to stop having people nickname it as a “pipe dream” (all talk, never making it) and now i have …

Recent Travels – Nanjing, Ningbo, Xiamen

In china business, websites by Michael Michelini2 Comments

The past few weeks i have been pretty busy flying to various cities, and many people have been asking me to give some stories and explain what the heck i am up to! So, while those who follow me on twitter (follow me – @michelini ) should have a better understanding, let me use this post to go in more …

few days away, I hate email….

In corporate world by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I am back from a trip to Ningbo…and I didn’t have access to email…so now I am digging through 493 new emails…thus I am writing this “complaining” post, enjoy! and let me know what you think “did you get my email about that notice”, “dont you read my email?”. Then there are the guys who write book-long emails…and expect people …

sorry for slow reply uncle Bill

In family friends, motivation by Michael Michelini5 Comments

….this is why I keep a blog…I am a bad family member maybe…I am so out of touch with dad, mom, Jocelyn, Nana…..sorry Uncle Bill, I am so slow to respond the longer I stay in China, the harder for me to stay in touch with my family and friends in USA. Just the time zone, the startup of the …

Paying People Off

In usa by Michael Michelini2 Comments

greasing the wheels, making business move forward. How many times do people dispute and squabble over rather small issues. Usually my style is let the other guy win the specific battle, but i will work to win the overall war! Maybe some specific stories will help explain. Driving across usa with my bud scott katin back in 2003 summer – …

Emotional IQ vs booksmart IQ

In motivation, usa by Michael Michelini5 Comments

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Salvador Dali I have always been a supporter of being street smart, or “hustle”, versus a person who knows what the book says. In life, I feel, so many times our specific situations are not found in books, and that is what makes life dynamic. I am not an expert, in no …

CEO customers, employees, THEN owners

In china business by Michael Michelini6 Comments

while yes, i am a ceo in some way, i still like to think of myself as an entrepreneur and small business owner. Ceo is too official and formal, plus in my eyes, ceo is a worker/ staff for the owners, while a business owner is the one who hires the ceo to manage his/ her business. So i prefer …