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Week Plan Feb 16 – 22, 2020

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What is Mike Up To Feb 16 to Feb 22, 2020? What am emotionally intense month it has been. Still in Manila, Philippines and checking flights to China less online. Wife says things will be ok, but still stressful to keep watching my kids on Wechat video and hearing about limiting families to leave their houses up to 3 times …

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One Person At a Time

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By being here in the Philippines, this is what I look forward to the most – having 1 on 1 time to develop people who want to improve their skills. Manuel is a great case of that. He does some freelance graphic design for me – as well as many companies in USA. One of his current clients is an …

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Now: Still In Manila, Studio Re-org, Membership Coaching tweaks

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What’s Mike Upto Now – Feb 9 – 15, 2020 Still in Manila, there is temptation to go into China for my family, but the logical discussion from all parties involved is stay here and provide for them. Working on a major rebranding for Virtuous Graphics Amazon photo studio to Prime Label Studios, new site, new webinar, PR release to …

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What’s Mike Up To Feb 2, 2020

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What Mike is Up To Now – Feb 2- 8, 2020 What a week. Coronavirus – Basically taking turn for the worst. But getting mixed feedback about the severity- some say common flu in USA is more deadly than this, but the news makes it seems like the sky is falling Cancelled a trip to Hong Kong / Shenzhen – …

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Meeting Old Friends in Manila

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Had a pleasure to meet up with Alimatar Alli Garangan II and his wife for dinner last week. We met back in like 2009….now we are here 11 years later at dinner with his amazing wife. Reflecting on the meetings we had and the stories. Rounding up more old contacts as we develop local training and help here in Manila, …

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What’s Mike upto now Jan 26 -Feb 1, 2020

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What is Mike Michelini up to now – Jan 26 to Feb 1, 2020 Happy Chinese New Year – the year of the rat. Just been hanging in my BGC room doing online marketing studying. Corona Virus is getting serious – my wife said it wasn’t a big deal a week ago, but now seems to be convinced it is …

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My Ice Princess: Happy Birthday Maggie, Turning 4

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My Ice Princess: Happy Birthday Maggie, Turning 4 Time is truly flying by. And having children is definitely the ultimate life counter. My daughter turned 4 years old. She’s up in Shenyang and I had to watch video recordings and a video call from down in Manila. That is tough, not being there for your daughter’s fourth birthday. And it …

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Coronavirus: Concerned For My Family in China

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The world is so delicate. Here in Manila now a week, and this outbreak in China seems to be spreading. Concerned for my family there. And everyone else preparing to start Chinese New Year holiday. Tweet from Dan Harris How much is still hidden? Is China safe to visit? Would you go there?China confirms 139 new Coronavirus cases The Guardian …

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Week plan Jan 19 to 25 2020

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 19 to 25, 2020 Missing my wife and kids. This is harder than I thought. Wechat video calls are not the same. Recovering from volcano / getting sick – jeez, what a rough week starting in Manila. But volcano seems gone for now (? I hope) and air is better and my …

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Arrived in Manila, Miss Family, Lot of Work To Do

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 12 – 18, 2020 Greetings from Manila, Philippines. Arrived early Friday morning after a rather rough flight from Shenyang, to Shenzhen (2 hour delay there) and then arriving first thing in the morning Friday to Alpha Rock. (Video blog being created now) Preparing For week w/ ARC – Ready to “rock”, we …

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Preparing: Dongbei to Manila

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 5, 2020 to Jan 11, 2020 Weekly update – quick bullet points: * Last few days in my wife’s hometown of Shenyang, China with her and the kids (and the in-laws). * Mother in law on the cancer medication and lets see how it goes. * Flying to Manila, Philippines Thursday evening …

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Travel Warnings From US Consulate For Being in China

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Just another day living in China. But I am not sure what email list I am on – but this just came in from the American Embassy. 12 mins ago Subject: Updated Travel Advisory From: americancitizensinchina @ state.gov The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for China on December 31, 2019. The Department continues to advise travelers to exercise …