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Who Order Chinese Food?

In china business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Yes…i’m alive..had a few emails from friends checking on me…worried I may be in some dark damp chinese jail cell…nope…still here… About an hour ago I received a call from my doormen buddies downstairs…can’t speak english so when they call I just say “yea yea” and the person can come up to see me. This time it was a Chinese …

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“We don’t have songs like this in China…..”

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

hahahaha. Playing some of my MP3s today in the office….love it when there’s TuPac playing and no one else in the room has heard it before….and its going on swearing and cursing everyone on his hate list and their mothers….F this, Mo-fo that…. Melissa’s quote – “they allow people to say this in US?” Mike “yeaaaaaaaa, tons of songs like …

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Get down and dirty – roll the sleeves up

In china business, motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Ok, Piotr and everyone else out there…I broke down and bought a desk and office chair…guess you’re right…my back is feeling much better…and I’m getting tons more work done! The after photo….have my financial programs installed, software setup, wifi, etc etc…no more excuses…have over 2 weeks of work waiting to get done! Transition almost complete…..I think?????????? Life is just one …

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Culture Shock & Logistical Issues Full Effect Today

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

pic of my new desk in china….note the ATM receipt, chinese biz cards, chinese phone, chinese coins, and some Chinese snacks spicy, not too sure what it is… Think today has been the day I’m finally realizing that I’m living here…and that I am surrounded by people that I cannot communicate with! Sunday afternoon right now, went to the grocery …

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another day in China…lets call this day 1

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Past week so much has happened…but really annoying me that I cannot get settled in….finally I would say today is DAY 1….. well everyday is a new day as they say right….but man….between banking, apartment hunting, furniture, office setup, meeting people….etc etc…..I don’t get any real work done. Yea Yea, you know its a transition, i’m in a foreign country, …

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Getting my head back above water

In china business, motivation by Michael Michelini3 Comments

wow, the past week has been one of the most extreme tests – emotionally, financially, and somewhat physically… 1 wasn’t so bad…it got bad once i had laptop issues, moving from hotel to hotel…finding less and less people that spoke english….and learning more and more this was going to be much harder than anticipated…..but… did find a place….and the first …

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On My Way – Just Kissed Mom & Dad Goodbye

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Currently at West Palm Beach International Airport – gonna spend a few days in Newark and then Sunday afternoon flying off to Hong Kong – straight into China that night, new years eve! Hey, always think forward, think ahead – and not only think but DO. Gotta keep pushing myself to adapt to new environments, new situations… they say, whatever …

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Merry Christmas from Florida

In family friends by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Hit the beach with mom, dad, and the dog Ivan today. Sister’s serving for the US Air Force in North Dakota….Took a nice long walk and just getting back about 5:30pm today. I may say I hate to rub it in…but I really don’t – 2nd straight year celebrating Christmas in Florida…..Its hilarious watching the nightly news and seeing snowstorms …

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motivational brainstorming

In motivation by Michael Michelini5 Comments

Back in Florida….flew in late last night – delay on the plane w/ air traffic and weather – but at least I got a free upgrade to first class…how do you say….bloody mary….at least a few of em. few weeks till China…..getting pumped….and yea…nervous… motivational high so the above notes are just raw output from my head, let me write …

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Getting Used to The Non-Schedule Lifestyle

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Still, after 8 months, I am still adjusting to the free lifestyle….where I’m always working but not really going to an office. Rundown of what the past few days have entailed: major backorder on a bar supply product that has about 30 customers waiting…our manufacturer is out of them until about another week….which was already 2 weeks behind…so had to …

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made it to Hoboken!

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good old hoboken, new jersey. been back since late monday night. visiting old school faculty, friends, and getting back to the hyper lifestyle…. Just had pizza w/ my friends Lily, Chris, and Tyler (CAPITAL T!!) Alumni event at Stevens Tech in a couple hours, did banking, client relations, and now at the computer lab.