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Sometimes Doing Things You Don’t Like to Do

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Sometimes Doing Things You Don’t Like to Do Woke up at 4:30am today – which is early even for me (I’m a 5:30am riser). Set the alarm on my watch (still using a Pebble!) as well as asked the hotel receptionist to call me. A bit nervous. Mike’s Blog 158 You know that feeling, when you wake up and the …

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Being a Foreign Dad in China

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Being a Foreign Dad in China A foreigner in China is one thing, a foreign dad is a whole new level Mike’s Blog 159 Happy birthday to my sweet baby girl, Maggie. Just turning 2 years old now. Had the pleasure to share it with my friend Meir – who is also a father of 2. The crazy and amazing …

Content and the Sales Funnel: How to Improve Your Content to Improve Conversions

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Did you know that content marketing is an efficient strategy to boost your sales conversion rate? Creating content is more than just a marketing scheme. Regardless of what kind of content you’re making for your website, the truth is, content is a key element of online success. If you think content is helpful in boosting conversions, below are things to …

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Team Development

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Team Development It is all about the team. Mike’s Blog 157 Damon commented on a recent video blog (the stress vlog) that it is all about collaboration. I totally agree there – and community – and team. Today, while here in Cebu, I spent time with team development. Making sure people have the tools and knowledge is critical, and a …

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines Mike’s Blog 156 Welcome back (insert sound clip of the Welcome back pop song). Philippines is always a nice place to come back to. Well – I think most would agree the traffic is not the best part – and unfortunately something you need to accept and deal with as soon as you leave the …

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Is Stress Management a Key To Success?

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Dealing with Stress To Succeed Is Stress Management a Key To Success? Take It To The Limit Mike’s Blog 155 Makes me think of the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun – “take it to the limit” but that is just it – life is short and we need to get outside of our comfort zone as much as we can. …

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Building a Skill – Adapting To Cultures

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This is a skill definitely worth developing – being able to respect and adapt to various cultures around you. Mike’s Blog 154 Thought of this topic as I was walking around a kid’s rainforest park with dinosaurs eating each other. Makes me think of humans and the reptile brain that we still have programmed deep in our mind. The threat …

Is It Worth It To Blog Anymore? I’m Upgrading!

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So many friends of mine – especially in China – have given up blogging. Well, I think it is really due to the Wechat game, taking over the Chinese internet. I even have a Chinese language blog that I still keep online – but no one even goes. My wife helps post on our Wechat official account – but I …

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Dealing with FOMO

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Dealing with FOMO Mike’s blog 153 How are you dealing with FOMO? It is often an internet meme – but it is real! FOMO, for those not up on the internet slang, stands for “Fear of Missing Out” and I would say has been in existence since the stone ages. All this bitcoin and ICO insanity has been nuts the …

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog?

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog? Mike’s Blog 152 Happy New Year! What is your new year resolution? For me back in the year end of 2015 one was to start this video blog in the new year. Well, technically started just before 2016. Don’t wait until Jan 1 to start your new year’s resolution! So I wonder- what …