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Being More Proactive (Launch Calendar)

In now by Michael Michelini

Weekly launch calendar, and product launch workflow – really exciting to work with our great team on this standard process. Once running, believe will further reduce my personal stress.

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Getting a Body and Heart Checkup

In blog, family friends by Michael Michelini

We are all under huge stress and pressure these last few years. Kids home from school 1+ week, constant changes in business and workflows, moving, the list goes on and on. Finally, I felt I had to pay attention to the pains in my chest and get it looked at (well Wendy is the one who insisted). Monday, July 4 …

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Grinding on the 4th of July

In now by Michael Michelini

But we are pushing ahead and Monday is a normal work day – got plenty of calls and plans packed in to discuss. Such as Blimp Program expansion for cohort 2 with Aubrey, and pushing limits on various projects we have.

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Fathers Day 2022 – This is What Matters

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

And as a father of an 8 and 6 year old – this is what matters. The time I spend with them , support them, and encourage them to be good human beings. Maggie made a paper tie for me (in the photo) and insisted I wear it as soon as she returned home from school on Friday. Snapped a …

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Proposal Party for Chris & Cindy ZhuZhu

In blog, family friends by Michael Michelini

It was a pleasure to be part of Chris Davey + Cindy “Zhuzhu”s wedding proposal party. Finally! After a few re-scheduling (I think mostly due to lockdown and COVID restrictions for the first half of 2022) it finally happened on Saturday June 11, 2022. Up in Mission Hills of Shenzhen (originally Huizhou but the rainy season changed that plan) – …

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Grinding On The Foundation: Management + Systems

In now by Michael Michelini

Investing more in Payroll / Finance / HR – painful parts for me, but we have built up an amazing team to do this and working to introducing a new process for payroll. Also the monthly reports have been getting so much better.

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May 2022 Was An Avalanche

In now by Michael Michelini

Last week was one of the more intense weeks we’ve had in a while. It was month end which is always crazy – huge payroll, also some shifting with client work, plus cross border payment mayhem.

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Our Family’s 2022 Living Situation (Visa/School)

In blog, family friends by Michael Michelini

Hi friend, I’m thinking why not just make it a blog post: So quite a few friends have been curious why am I still in China. And what is the plan. Last weekend the family took a trip to Huizhou city to look for options, but I think we need to step back and share the full story: July/ Aug …

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Trip To HuiZhou (Hunt for Next Home)

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

On the hunt, again. Wendy and I want to stick in 1 place longer than a year – but covid and current events have made that close to impossible. We move down to Shenzhen from Shenyang the end of last summer (August 2021) to get our kids into school for the Fall Semester. Also I had gotten an opportunity to …

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On the Move, Week Plan May 22-28, 2022

In now by Michael Michelini

Typing up on my “lap” (no desk / table here), and somewhat taking some time off – but more it is looking at new apartments and schools to relocate our family to Huizhou (maybe)