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 …
Remembering My Late Grandparents and Aunt
Remembering My Late Grandparents and Aunt What do you do when you get a birthday reminder for someone who has since passed away? The older I get, the more and more birthday popups hit my calendar of people who have left this Earth.. I haven’t been deleting them. I have been remembering them. Maybe this is how they continue to …
Making a Bigger Impact
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? …
New Life (blogger + investor)
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 …
Kids Back To School (what its all about these days)
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 …
Back in Relaxing Chiang Mai (for now, at least)
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 …
I have a fan!
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 …
Opportunitree: Kid’s Book on Learning About Money
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 …
Lead An Interesting Life
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 …
Back InTo China (Chinese Face To Face Requirement)
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 …
Fitting in the fishbowl – Your Growth Based On Your Environment
Fitting in the fishbowl – Your Growth Based On Your Environment Greetings from Manila. Things are moving fast, and I just joined forces with Alpha Rock Capital, a holding company of Amazon businesses. Merged our business with them and I’ll also be joining as parter and director of business development. The timing of the deal is funny as it matched …
Team Catchup, Manila 2019
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 …
Son is Spiderman bouncing off the walls, literally!
My Kid Is Bouncing Off The Wall as Spiderman (Literally) My wife is spoiling our kids! Mike’s Blog 213 Seriously, during my trip to China, I picked up a Taobao delivery that was a real spiderman suit – from head to toe! Miles kept asking in Wechat messages while I was on the road if I had picked up the …
On Bloomberg Radio!
Just a backdated post – I was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio in Hong Kong on July 8 2019 – as part of an ongoing podcast series they are working on about the trade war.
Looking Back At My Old Job on Wall Street (Memories)
So That Wall Street Job I Had – Seems Offices Closing Up I quit my job on Wall Street back in March 2007. It was a tough one to walk away from, those direct deposits to my bank account ever 2 weeks were a nice bump. Putting in my notice to quit actually is how this very blog even started …
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