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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 …

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China Trip July 2019

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Back to China – again! Wife and a few others asking the deal – so as always – putting it out there. Here’s a very quick writeup so far 10 days on the road – July 6 – 17, 2019. This Saturday, July 6, 2019 fly from Chiang Mai to Hong Kong. Evening flight so spend as much time as …

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My Daddy Saturday Night

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My Normal Saturday night Just a quick post – this is my life now. Saturday night on the sofa w/ the wife and kids watching Spiderman. My daughter was so scared of Dr Octopus – and my wife was able to snap this photo of her coming to daddy when Dr Octopus was running wild in the movie. I also …

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Sitting on the Sidelines Waiting for G-20 Results

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Sitting on the Sidelines Waiting for G-20 Results I have never been so “into” politics. The USA, China trade war has forced me to follow politics much more closely. My livelihood depends on it. I feel I’m living in that scene of the Lord of War (my blogs talking about it 1, 2) movie where Nicolas Cage is at his …

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In Bloomberg About the Trade War & SME Effects

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Quoted in Bloomberg About China/USA Amazon FBA Merchant Stress I’ve been talking to quite a few journalists lately about the effects of the USA/China trade war on small business owners. One of them decided to take a quote – and it is in Bloomberg, Monday June 24, 2019 Here’s the link (paywall): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-23/u-s-china-trade-war-hits-amazon-s-small-businesses And here’s a screen capture And here’s …

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My Son Is a Budding Artist

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My son is an artist (family of artists) Uncle Bill has really been enjoying the photos lately in various social media channels (I’m not as active there – but my wife has figured out Facebook now that she’s outside of China, heh…) Here’s a photo he drew over the weekend. I have to admit – it was his idea to …

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Big Changes Coming to Hong Kong

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Big Changes Coming in Hong Kong and China Just coming back from my second trip to China and Hong Kong and wow – things are changing so fast. I’ll write up a proper business post on my business blog Global From Asia soon – but here its personal. Really – the writing is on the wall about the speed of …

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Missing The Hustle of China Life

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Missing China It is approaching a year since the family and I moved out of Shenzhen, China. There are of course the good, the bad, and the ugly in any city / country / state in the world – that is what makes life beautiful right? Today, as I am on my second trip to China in less than a …