Hustling NYC, Too Much, Too Little Time

In china seo, usa by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Seriously, I overextend myself and then get all crazy (emotional roller coaster) . This year’s USA trip was much more organized and planed than *** last year’s mania. But still, I overbooked myself, and feel like I let a bunch of people down….rushing through meetings and trying to get too many people together at the same time. Here is a …

Hanging @ Hoboken, NJ’s First Coworking Space – @MissionFifty

In usa by Michael Michelini4 Comments

After Julian’s wedding I ended up in Hoboken for a few days, meet my Stevens friends and professors, and some business contacts I have made over the years doing online business. Monday morning I was looking for somewhere to work, and after quickly getting frustrated with coffee shops not having wifi, seats, etc I went and google searched “Hoboken Coworking”. …

My friend Julian + Tanya’s Jewish wedding

In family friends, usa by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Sounds like a movie title, “my friend’s jewish wedding”. I’m a day behind in my blogging on this wedding, man that wedding was worthy of being on television – they held no strings back! The main reason I flew back to America was for this wedding, the last of the “crew” in my college ring of circles…Julian got hitched! A …

Visit to Los Angeles Ecommerce fulfillment center

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini3 Comments

One of the main reasons I am in Los Angeles is to visit various logistics and ecommerce warehouses I have been working with while in China. Logistics, sourcing, supply chain, warehousing, inventory control = OPERATIONS that I am weak in. I believe we all need to be open and honest as to what our strong points are and what our …

So Hard To Get a USA SIM…American Telecom Companies suck!

In usa by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Seriously, one of the worst things about coming to USA each time is figuring out a phone plan….I think almost any other country I have been to in the world, and I have been to UK, Italy, China, Philippines, Thailand, etc….I just go to a 7-11 or a newspaper stand and buy a SIM card for like around $5usd and …

Blog Issues, New Blog Comment System Disqus + New Template soon

In websites by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Was wondering why the blog wasn’t getting comments for the past week or so – SOME DATABASE problem…so my team helped me install Discqus blog comment systems, so its hosted on their server and more “social” where you can use their login on this blog and other blogs. I didn’t choose to use “facebook” connect blog comments for a couple …

in Hong Kong, Last Minute Scramble for USA Trip Plans

In travel by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Again blogging on my mac air from a bus in hong kong….I guess it is pretty amazing I can type as I have a screaming cantonese women yelling in the phone behind me, crying baby in front of me, and a fat old guy with his setback pushed back up against this laptop screen….but ***** testing your limits is key…and …

Chinese Relationship Building Weekend, Waterpark + Hiking

In travel by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Typing this sunday afternoon, waiting for the bus from dongguan to shenzhen….what a long and perspective-building weekend! Started on Friday night, rushing to catch last bus to da lang district of dongguan from Longgan district of Shenzhen. Been getting better at traveling in China alone, but when I’m in these massive bus terminal networks it gets overwhelming. Luckily I figured …

Latest on the Philippines Drama…

In philippines business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

As a followup to the post opening up about staff problem in the Philippines where it was rumored a staff, the scholar, was hiding her pregnancy from us….and she has been missing a few weeks now, and while there aren’t any comments on the post, I received a lot of private feedback from business associates, other staff, friends, and mentors. …

Jamming In As Many Meetings In China Before my USA trip

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Again, its one of the benefits of “living on the internet” – blogging, tweeting, weibo-ing, facebook status updates….and trying to be as open as possible…..is that people know where you are, where you are going, and contact me to make plans and business opportunities / ideas . The last few days my google calendar has been jam packed with lunch …

6 Ways I Finally Reached Inbox Zero!

In business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Wow, I am still in a bit of shock, hitting reply as soon as I get an email while I type of this blog…..I have been investing a lot into mobility and productivity apps lately and finally I can reap the rewards…..oh the smell of a sweet sweet empty inbox (those of you that have been reading my blog see …

Presentations from the 6th Meetup

In Presentations by Michael Michelini0 Comments

After our very deep and interesting IP talk we got the presentations here to share: Yubo’s talk on the risk and opportunities of managing and planning your IP portfolio: Risks and Opportunities-s

Dad Continues To Motivate Me

In family friends, motivation by Michael Michelini0 Comments

A big reason for this blog was to communicate back to home my travels and business adventures…to family and friends…and not to make long phone calls over and over to everyone repeating my crazy stories. Obviously that has grown as I get more readers in China, Usa, and Philippines, as well as worldwide. But still, my dad is one of …

Continued Emergence of the Chinese Brand Internationally – Geekcook

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

My friend David Zhang (@digitalboy I’ve known a few years in China, going back to a punch party events we both spoke at punch party event in 2009, he is a very bold and charismatic Chinese businessman, influential in social media, and uses community building to build his business….selling his own brand of “geek products” in the Chinese market, using …