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[Special Project] Making The Most Of the Quarantine

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Stuck in this quarantine, your mind starts to really wander. And the constant wechat calls from my wife about masks and the Wechat groups, Facebook, Instagram, etc overloading me with mask buyers and seller requests has made me lose sleep. Sitting here in quarantine, trying to organize groups, excel spreadsheets, overloading email inbox. It has been screaming at me to …

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Coronavirus Test & Day 1 In China Quarantine

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Welcome to quarantine. Really it is just being stuck in an average Chinese hotel room for 14 days. Food delivered to your door 3 times a day. But so far – no housekeeping. Trying to figure out how to wash my clothes and sheets and the floor – but will get there step by step. So since the last video …

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[Quarantine] Entering China During Coronavirus

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Entering China During The Coronavirus What an intense week it has been – and a lot of VLOGS! Our team is working overtime with all this hyper active content. So we left off on the last video blog where I landed in Korea and checked in to some Airbnb style personal apartment Wendy booked for me on a Chinese travel …

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Coronavirus Travel: Cebu to Korea

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Flight attempt 3 – Cebu to Korea To China May need to make a highlight video blog from all these “Coronavirus vlogs” as many of you are confused where I am and what is happening. Writing this Sunday morning March 22, 2020 – from a spare room of my buddy Josh’s place in Cebu, Philippines. Since the last video, you …

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What’s Mike Up To Now (Mar 22-28, 2020)

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What is Mike Upto Now – March 22 – March 28, 2020 Well this may be one of the most insane weekly updates – but here it goes: * At another friend’s house in Cebu, feeling like a runaway refugee. Stuck here in Cebu still but think I can get a flight TODAY – my wife Wendy bought it and …

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Drastic Times, Drastic Measures: Mask Trading & Re-launching Sourcing business

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My wife has been pushing me for weeks to do this, and I have been resisting. As always, the wife is always right. We need to change our business models and do what is most needed – for the world and for our businesses. I’m bringing back the old Shadstone Sourcing trading business – Shadstone-sourcing.com – and will be focusing …

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Quoted Again in Wall Street Journal – Amazon not accepting inbound shipments on many categories

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The crisis continues – this time hitting the Western world and distribution. Last month it was about factories being closed and not able to make the product- now it is about Western countries / USA – being able to receive and ship it. Can you believe yesterday, March 17, 2020 amazon suddenly announced it will not accept new inbound shipments …

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Company Retreat in Bohol Turned Operation: Evacuation

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Writing this up from my hotel room in Bohol under much different circumstances than I expected for our team retreat. Rushing to the airport on Thursday, Marc told me that Manila is considering going on full lockdown. I wasn’t sure if I could make my flight before the lockdown was announced or what would even happen. Flight went like normal …

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Where is Mike March 15? Lockdown in Bohol – Going to Cebu

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What is Mike Up To – March 15 – 21, 2020 * Well, ya. Basically writing this up from Bohol island in Philippines for a Shadstone company retreat we had planned for months – which overlapped completely with the sudden lockdown of Metro Manila and I can’t fly back to Manila now. Going to take a ferry with our amazing …