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Delayed Departure May Have Been Worth It

In business by Michael Michelini5 Comments

Writing this from the bus in Batangas, finally able to “escape” the island of Puerto Galera. Over 2 days delayed from leaving due to typhoon missing my friend Bas’s birthday in Dau, and a few other tropical MBA attendees missing their flights tio thailand and korea….and I really hope I don’t miss my flight today to Boracay (12:20pm departure, typing …

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On the Road Again, Heading Back to the Philippines

In philippines business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Sure, I have been traveling a lot between Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Dongguan a lot the past six months, but I don’t really consider it traveling…as my friend Marshall put it, its basically commuting! I just can’t seem to stop working and traveling on the road,constant traveling since maybe March last year. Its addicting, and once you create a work …

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Successful 5th Meetup, Mobile Marketing

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This saturday was our 5th Shenzhen ecommerce meetup, and trying to theme each meeting, we built it around mobile and location based services. We had 3 speakers: Larry Salibra, CEO Appartisan Mobile Apps, Guangzhou – speaking on apple mobile app development market 郑伟彤 (Peter Zheng), Product Director in Kingdee, speaking on Business Model of Kuaidi100.com Ryan McNamara , Marketing Director, …

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Successful Network PRD meetup, more Shenzhen Networking

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Last night Network PRD group in Shenzhen re-ignited the meetups after taking some time off (last event I see is November 27, 2010 – EUCCC 10th Anniversary Charity Event – The Kempinski. David Shomaker wanted to bring it back and asked me and 9 others to volunteer helping promote and organize a new series of monthly events. This was the …

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Focusing + Organizing Upcoming Week: Shenzhen, Dongguan, Hong Kong, Philippines

In china business, hong kong business, philippines business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Maybe its insanity to say this, but bouncing around these places is getting to be normal life for me. I did take a break last week and “stay in Hong Kong” for 7 solid days straight. The chaos is being tamed….or I’m just getting used to it. I’m taking the weekend in Shenzhen now, been trying to cut down meetings …

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How Overseas Filipino Maids Get Jobs In Hong Kong

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Being an open minded guy, I have been talking to a Filipina live-in maid who just quit her job with an “employer”. She is a nice 26 year old girl, here in Hong Kong maybe 1 year. She has been working for an Indian household, and she said it was a horrible experience…being treated poorly..I don’t have much details, but …