Trusting People And Scaling a Business

In business, corporate world by Michael Michelini3 Comments

I have to admit, it has always been difficult for me to fully trust a person…..which, is the opposite many people think of me. Often i am told i trust too easily (especially what chinese people say about all foreigners), BUT i think my main difference is that i trust easily on a limited basis, but for full trust, that …

Bar SAMBA NIGHTS opening Saturday Night

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Gonna do it…open the bar – this saturday – halloween night, will be the opening debute! I’ve been back and forth in my mind, do it, or not to do it. But…I think it will be a good experience, and a good cross promotion for my bar products and liquor distribution businesses…..and I can learn the business where I am …

Crazy Guangzhou City – America is so far away!

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

The longer i am outside of the united states, the more i wake up and realize how easy life was there. Sad part is, i didnt know it until i left, and i dont think most of my friends and associates still there realize it now! For example, today i traveled back to shenzhen city from guangzhou city…..took the long, …

did google destroy the service world?

In websites by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Bet that headline caught your attention, right? well, in some way, i would have to say google…..or more appropriately the internet itself, may have destroyed the service based industry…. Why would i say something crazy like this, and secondly, is what i say really all that bad? But if you think about things before there was internet….i remember as a …

Why I use twitter, and why you should too!

In websites by Michael Michelini2 Comments

When i first signed up for twitter, it was around summer 2008, i cant remember how i heard about it, i remember it was during a spyble all night development day. I signed up and it then said “what are you doing now?” i said, doing finances. Logged off, and never looked at it for a few months…. Kept hearing …

Newest Opportunity – Open a Bar?

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

I am having trouble sleeping, thinking too much, so might as well blog my thoughts down… Funny that just as i blogged about my business life update that another opportunity came to me – become a partner in a bar…..i at first wasn’t even going to entertain the idea……but i decided to go and see what the offer would be. …

Story of 2 Fishermen – Life Lesson?

In corporate world, motivation by Michael Michelini42 Comments

With all the things I’ve been getting involved with, I think back to an interesting story…I think it was good, reliable, relaxed friend Scott Katin. Well, before I start reflecting on it, let me do my best to re-write it here. ============================= Story of 2 Fishermen 2 fishermen are sitting in on a quiet beach, each day they catch fish, …