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Team, team, team. Now: April 11 – 17, 2021

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – April 11 – 17, 2021 Listen as audio here [3 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) Mostly “more of the same” but massive projects and coming closer to fruition: For those who want to read the full week plan for Shadstone Limited, Mike’s company (removing sensitive info) – here it is: …

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Birthday, Easter – But Keep Grinding!

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – April 4 – 10, 2021 Listen as audio here [1.5 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) Week Plan April 4 – 10, 2021 Shadstone Limited Writing this on Easter Sunday, but here in China you’d have no indication that it is an Easter Sunday. Rise and grind, make things happen and …

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Happy Birthday To Me – Turning 40!

In blog by Michael Michelini

Jeez, I feel I just posted on this blog when I was turning 30! And 31 And 35 Now I am here on this earth (aka blockchain) for 4 decades. Using that “AliveFor.com” daily and believe I am about halfway done. But I do believe medical technology is improving and may be able to double that. Or, put my brain …

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Further Leadership & Culture Defining

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – Mar 28 – April 3, 2021 Listen as audio here [2 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) What is Mike Up To Now – March 28 – April 3, 2021 This time last year I was locked in a Chinese quarantine, building Loadpipe to sell B2B PPE as my birthday was …

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Top Tip For Sourcing From Factories

In blog, business by designer

“Be the expert for your product.” That was an important tip that Rico Ngoma gave when we talked about sourcing from factories. It’s true, a lot of entrepreneurs rely on the factories for expertise on their products when they should be the first and foremost experts when it comes to their own products. One must conduct research on how a …

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Team Is Top Investment

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini Is Up To Now – March 21 – 27, 2021 Listen as audio here [3 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) I can’t help but look back 1 year ago when the world was locked down. So happy I documented it on some of the last vlogs I have ever done and compiled them here at …

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Virtual 40th Birthday Shot

In blog, family friends by Michael Michelini

My buddy Andrew and I were born in the same city hospital, 2 weeks apart. Our social security numbers are super close! He is turning 40 today. I’ll be 40 in a couple of weeks. We are getting old, we don’t even use Facebook or Whatsapp. We’re sticking to old school SMS (lucky I have Google voice). So, I shot …

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Listed Top 100 Asia Business Influencer

In blog by Michael Michelini

I was listed as one of the Top 100 Influencers in Asia. With all the chaos and all the hustle and grind, we need to step back and sometimes reflect. And, be recognized. I was excited to see that I was listed as one of the top 100 influencer in Asia business by Growth Asia: https://twitter.com/growthasiahq/status/1372013579520589825 https://growthasia.co/experts Listed as number …

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1 Year Post Global Lockdown, Change Is Only Constant

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – March 14 – 20, 2021 Listen as audio here [3.5 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) For those who want to hear the full week plan for Shadstone Limited, Mike’s company (removing sensitive info) – here it is: Week Plan March 14 – 20, 2021 Shadstone Limited The only thing that …

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Tip for Those Working Online

In blog, productivity, vlog by designer

How will it work? Will it really work? These are just some of the questions being raised about working online. Yes, it’s not the typical office set-up. But, with everything that’s going on in the world right now and more and more people are getting in on this work-from-home set-up, you just have to make it work for you. Here’s …

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Leadership Training & Transitioning

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – March 7- 13, 2021 Listen as audio here [4 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) What Mike Michelini is up to now – March 7 -13, 2021 Going through a leadership coaching program that has really been a transition. I’m calling this next phase as Shadstone 4.0 (my own internal code). …

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Setting up SBU (Strategic Business Units)

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is Up To Now – Feb 28 – Mar 6, 2021 Listen as audio here [2 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) It’s hard to believe we are entering the third month of 2021. Quick updates (bullet points) and then: Those curious more about the “stuck in china” feeling, it’s not really on an exit ban, …

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Alignment and Being on the Same Page

In blog, vlog by designer

“The biggest problem about communication is the illusion that it has already taken place.” – Alexander Avanth This is definitely true! In the world where many are working online, communication is key. Always over inform as what Alex added. I mean, he’s right. We should always seek for our team, clients and all other parties involved in our business transactions …

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Full Week of Bull (Ox) Year

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Michelini is up to Now – Feb 21- 27, 2021 Listen as audio here [2 minutes long] (or scroll down for text) Download full high res image Lot of things going on! I’m stuck in this apartment complex in the northeast of China but fascinated how much can be done fully online. What a world we live in. …

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How is working with Shadstone?

In vlog by designer

Have you ever wondered how your team feels working with your company? As I always want to make sure that the individual members of Team Shadstone is happy with their work, I caught up with our video editor, Alvin to ask this – How is working with Shadstone? We had an amazing exchange of experiences. Here’s a cut from that …