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Are you a Dolphin, Peacock, Owl, or a Lion?

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Are you a Lion, Peacock, Owl, or Dolphin? My wife always gives me another way at looking at the world. As she dives deeper into Buddhism, I often learn from various discussions we have. I’m not going to lie, lately I’m under a ton of pressure, being a dad / parent isn’t easy – the costs increase, and the work …

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Taking a Loan or Selling Shares for an Investment

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I see a growing entrepreneur in my network – a female entrepreneur in the Philippines – which makes me even more excited to help her and mentor her to get to the next level with her business. She asked me for help in deciding how to handle people interested to invest in her business, and what the difference is between …

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Another China Expedition Sept 2019

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The September 2019 China Trip Working out to be about once a month – and just laying it out on the blog – the Thailand to China trip plans. Arrive hong Kong 8pm Thursday Sept 12 HKT 20:35 Hong Kong HKG Thai AirAsia 3h 35m ==== Friday Sept 13, 2019 – small, private dinner with friends/supporters of Global From Asia …

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Superfans Book Review

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Another positive book and influence from TeamFlynn Thanks Pat, for your continued support and motivation to me and all the many other superfine in your community. Your podcast and extensive tutorials online helped me get the knowledge and confidence to get out there and start podcasting back in 2013 and have been pushing forward with it ever since (with an …

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Making a Bigger Impact

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Making a bigger impact. Donald Trump, the man with even more attention than he did in the TV days – one quote I really like from him is: If you’re doing to do something, do it big! A quote I am trying to live by more. It is true, if you are going to do a business, why aim small? …

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New Life (blogger + investor)

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Adjusting to the Life of Blogger and Investor With the recent news of selling Sisitano to Alpha Rock Capital – an Amazon FBA acquisitions firm, and joining as Director of Business Development – I am now a blogger, podcaster, and investor.  Being on the other side of the table, I do miss being an entreprener. Yet I am already helping …

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Kids Back To School (what its all about these days)

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My Kindergarten Kids – Maggie and Miles Growing Up Life is seriously flying by. Both the kids are now in proper studies. Their English is 10x when it was this time last year – moving over from Shenzhen, China overpaying and getting less quality. Hope my kids learn from this. Don’t just settle. Don’t just stay where you are because …

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Back in Relaxing Chiang Mai (for now, at least)

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Back in relaxing Chiang Mai. Going through Hong Kong airport now feels like a war zone in a way. Water barricades up everywhere, security, police, student volunteers explaining to passengers you need to show your boarding pass in order to enter the airport. Sad, such an organized and top class part of the world is under such huge pressure. I …

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I have a fan!

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On my quick and under the radar trip to Shenzhen, China (I”m not actively promoting my travel and updates on social media so much, only a bit for anyone who happens to read this blog) – I bumped Robert.  We chatted for a few minutes, and he snapped a selfie. World travelers, we discussed quickly friends around the globe, and …

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Opportunitree: Kid’s Book on Learning About Money

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Just received my copy of Opportuni-tree – a business book about money for kids! A couple reasons: 1) My kids need to learn about money – so they can start to earn it 2) My buddy Adam the author of this book is finally taking his passion for art and making it into an online business and I am happy …

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Lead An Interesting Life

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Leading a Pretty Interesting Life Typing this up on my lap in a cramped HK Express flight from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai. Spent a few days in China, paranoid to get searched when entering the border – nervous about what I said on my social media accounts, hearing varying perspectives on the Hong Kong situation – from Beijing side …

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Back InTo China (Chinese Face To Face Requirement)

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Last Minute Trip to China (Face to Face Meetings) As I am hitting my one year anniversary of living in Thailand – I’m learning the skill of being fully online. The 10+ years in China always was a balance of online and offline work/business development. As we are marketing our fourth annual Cross Border Summit – Oct 22-23 – in …

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Team Catchup, Manila 2019

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Meetings in Manila For anyone actually following these blog posts – you may wonder where is Mike now? The last couple weeks on the road for consulting and deal making in Bangkok and then to Manila to discuss cooperation with Alpha Rock Capital. Like many online business owners, I have a good amount of people on the team based in …