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Christmas In China Another Year

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So Another Christmas In China – Life Will Ever Be The Same? A couple days to Christmas as I post this. I had a nice call with a friend who lived in China over 10 years and is now back in America. He said it is the same feeling as if he was in China. Well, not exactly, but he …

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Grind Report – Year End Pomodoro Recap

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Here is my Year End Grind Report So I haven’t done my monthly grind reports – and I feel bad about it. But I haven’t stopped measuring my daily pomodoro sets. So I want to catch up and give a year end report. In today’s chart you can see the weekly chart of pomodoros the lows in 2017 were: * …

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Does Santa Claus Exist?

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Does Santa Claus Exist? Mike’s Blog 150 As a father, it is a new set of questions and decisions. Miles has been coming back from school talking about Christmas and Santa Claus (Lao Ren in Chinese – which literally means old man!) I’ve had some discussions about this with other fathers over the years and wanted to chat about it …

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Are You Where You’d Thought You’d Be 1 Year Ago?

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Are You Where You’d Thought You’d Be 1 Year Ago? Doing What You Love Are you doing what you love? Mike’s Blog 149 Year end is approaching. We are all probably thinking about what we are doing with our lives. This comes up naturally during holidays, birthdays, and of course year end / year renewal. I was able to ask …

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Let’s Rock 2018

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Let’s Rock 2018 Mike’s Blog 148 Are you excited? New Year is always an exciting time for us as it is a clean slate. Start fresh, put behind us all the things that didn’t go well for us in the previous year. Here at Global From Asia, we have accomplished quite a bit so it hasn’t been such a bad …

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Another Amazing White Collar Fight Night Event in Shenzhen

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I had the pleasure to attend the third annual White Collar Fight Night in Shenzhen this past Saturday. John Graham and the crew continue to step up the game upgrading the venue to a bigger and better venue – at the Futian Sheraton Grand Ballroom. A charity event, this boxing match engages the local community to step up and “fight” …

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Becoming Chinese

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Becoming Chinese Mike’s Blog 147 For those who have followed the blog over the years – they will know what I need to do in the last month of December. It’s a special time, that all foreigners in China who are here for long term need to do. Renewing my work permit and residence visa. It doesn’t have to fall …

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5 Tips to Get to Sleep

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Getting a good night’s sleep is vital for our health and emotional wellbeing. There are many scientific papers that state that healthy adults should get around 8 hours sleep per night, although for many among us, falling asleep quickly can be a challenge, and the more you try to get to sleep, the harder it is. Sleep is a restorative …

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To Run Around Building Communities

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To Run Around Building Communities Mike’s Blog 145 Community, we had a GFA Meetup about Community development for your crowdfunding campaign and e-commerce business this past weekend. That sparked the idea of this blog/vlog. Everything really is community, and to be honest, as everyone fears losing their job to robots and AI – one sector that is definitely safe (in …

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Going to USA – Feb 1 – 18, 2018

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It has been over 2 years since I’ve been back to America. Time is flying, and it was October 2015 when Wendy, Miles, and I had stepped foot on American soil (sounds so obscure!). My daughter Maggie hasn’t even visited yet. So that is about to change. In February 2018, during Chinese New Year, we are taking the whole family …

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You Only Need These 3 Things

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You Only Need These 3 Things Mike’s blog 144 Sometimes just letting things go wide you can discover some great things. At a bit of a writer’s block on what kind of v-log to do next, I bumped into Rob Barry at a Dcx Hong Kong event. Putting the camera on him with no preparation and no topic, he came …

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Taking a Tour of Hua Qiang Bei, Shenzhen, China

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Taking a Tour of Hua Qiang Bei, Shenzhen, China Mike’s Blog 142 When you get a group of amazing people together, exponentially awesome things happen. Since we had the Cross Border Matchmaker coming up, why not organize a tour of the electronics marketplace center of the world – Hua Qiang Bei? And we did just that – some of the …

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Just Let Go

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Just Let Go Mike’s Blog 141 Processing Thoughts In a Flow State Fight club. An amazing movie that I have watched way too many times. We need to just let go and be who we are. And I have used this so many times for a flow state. I am wondering how to keep the juices flowing after an intense …