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Year End HR Upgrade

In now by Michael Michelini

What is Mike Michelini Up to – Nov 29 – Dec 5, 2020 * Preparing for the new Amazon brand to launch in Jan. 2021 – preparing all the product details, bank account, seller central account * GFAVIP Mastermind Session 1 this Tuesday Dec. 1 at 7pm – working on fostering leaders. * Scaling up more SEO and content marketing …

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China Blonde Book Review

In Reviews by Michael Michelini

Unique China insights from inner Chinese culture The book “China Blonde How a newsreader’s search for adventure led to friendship, acceptance…and peroxide pandemonium” is a first book I have read from a Western woman’s perspective. Having read many business books on China, and even writing a book on it – to read the insights and mindset a Western woman goes …

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Gloves For Bloggers In Winter

In blog by Michael Michelini

Quick update for those curious – the gloves for typing in a cold winter room have arrived. This is why most “digital nomads” choose to live in warm places, I would think. So they are essentially normal gloves with the index finger and thumb tops cut off. The image on Taobao showed them as more like covers instead of straight …

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Snowy Shenyang Thanksgiving Week

In now by Michael Michelini

What is Mike Michelini up to – Nov 22- 28, 2020? Cold and snowy! That’s how it is here now. I’m ordering special computer gloves as my fingers are too cold to type and giving me a case of “fat finger”. Here’s a bit of the work week: * Webinar on Tuesday 8pm HK time on Scale By Outsourcing. I …

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ABB – Always Be Building

In blog, motivation by Michael Michelini

chatting to my dad and mom on Facebook today – and they sent a photo of me when I was a kid. Struck a cord with me. Was always building. Trying to make a taller tower of blocks. Creating. Let’s all just keep on creating. ABB – always be building.

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Get Ahead in Q4

In blog, e-commerce, vlog by designer

Year 2020 is a wild year and, I mean that in every aspect. Covid-19 has got everyone in a quandary on what to do next. Lockdown, quarantine and testing were just some of those buzz words that got everyone wondering what lies ahead. But it also brought many opportunities especially for e-Commerce business owners. Because, when almost everyone was in …

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Sharing, Coaching, Creating

In now by Michael Michelini

What’s Mike Michelini up to now – Nov 15 – 21, 2020 Really feel like 2021 is just around the corner – especially once we hit Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season. Let’s make the most of the rest of this insane year and double down for an amazing 2021. * Working on my salesmanship skills, know it is my …

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Why I Moved to China

In blog, vlog by designer

This is a common question I get from people. An American in China, yes, that’s me. But the journey started from not having the idea on what to do. I know, we all went through that phase. We just differed in how we dealt with it. In my case, I crossed borders. Not getting what I mean? Watch this short …

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Practice Being a Coach To The Team

In now by Michael Michelini

What is Mike Michelini Up To Now? Nov 8 to 14, 2020 * Kids back in full time school in November (ya, I just found that out on Nov 1, ha!) and I do the English teaching once they are out of school before dinner. As the only foreigner here, I’m trying to keep the English classes going as well …

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How Much Sleep To Be Effective?

In blog, productivity, vlog by designer

A common thing I get is how do we keep up with all the tasks and projects and still get rest? Following Gary Vee and his hustle mindset and agenda. I was fortunate enough to meet him in person in Hong Kong during the Rise Conference and got an autographed copy of his book. While doing that, I threw a …

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Growing the CCC (content community consulting)

In now by Michael Michelini

What Mike Is Upto Now Nov 1 – 8, 2020 * Still in Shenyang China. No short term plan to go anywhere for now – I home school a couple hours a day and other family members help for a few other hours. * Focused on the 3 C – consulting, community, content – in the ecommerce and cross border …

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Working Online With Kids

In vlog by designer

“It doesn’t happen.” This was what Anna said when I asked her how it was working online with her four-year old daughter, Ania, around. True, working remotely does have its share of disadvantages. But of course, one major thing that can erase all that is the fact that you will get to be on top of caring for your kids. …

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Hosting Global Sources Webinar

In blog, e-commerce, Events, vlog by designer

The right product, the right price at the right time. This was the sub-theme of Global Sources’ Webinar on Omni-channel E-commerce held on October 15, 2020. I had the pleasure of hosting the said webinar and to moderate the panel. Learned more about Omni-channel and the cross border trade in general. Didn’t even notice that it got dark in my …