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Drastic Times, Drastic Measures: Mask Trading & Re-launching Sourcing business

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My wife has been pushing me for weeks to do this, and I have been resisting. As always, the wife is always right. We need to change our business models and do what is most needed – for the world and for our businesses. I’m bringing back the old Shadstone Sourcing trading business – Shadstone-sourcing.com – and will be focusing …

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Quoted Again in Wall Street Journal – Amazon not accepting inbound shipments on many categories

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The crisis continues – this time hitting the Western world and distribution. Last month it was about factories being closed and not able to make the product- now it is about Western countries / USA – being able to receive and ship it. Can you believe yesterday, March 17, 2020 amazon suddenly announced it will not accept new inbound shipments …

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Company Retreat in Bohol Turned Operation: Evacuation

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Writing this up from my hotel room in Bohol under much different circumstances than I expected for our team retreat. Rushing to the airport on Thursday, Marc told me that Manila is considering going on full lockdown. I wasn’t sure if I could make my flight before the lockdown was announced or what would even happen. Flight went like normal …

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True Passion – Sharing and Teaching People How to Earn a Living

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“Back at it” – The Alpha Rock Capital partners have let me loose and to do what my passion is – to share and spread the good word. Alexa and I took a trip to Quezon City (my old home from 2010!) to speak at Ace and Andi Estrada’s Manila Mastermind e-commerce event. A few hundred attendees there, all local …

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Hosted Workshop at MOX Taiwan on Content Marketing

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Amazing time Mentoring at MOX Accelerator in Taipei Back in Thailand after an amazing few days in Taipei, Taiwan! Much colder than I expected, winter season seems fully in effect! Went up to mentor the startups at the MOX Accelerator. TR Harrington, the Co-director there and an old friend from China online marketing days invited me to share. I did …

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Will Be on Bloomberg Radio Soon

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Coming soon – Bloomberg Radio More exciting PR stuff – I know – some say PR is a waste of time but I do enjoy it. The last few months Bloomberg has been following up with me about the China / US trade wars – I was already included in an article there -but the reporter – Shelly – wants …

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In The Midst of Cross Border Summit

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Entering Day 1 of Cross Border Summit (Let’s Do This!) It is quite intense today- but we will do it. In a couple hours our fourth annual Cross Border Summit is getting set. The nerves are still up and down now even after all these years doing this event. Will add photos and other tidbits to this post as the …

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Epic Alpha Rock Launch Party in Bangkok

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Epic Penthouse Launch Party for Alpha Rock Capital The morning after, typing this up from inside a massive 6+ bedroom penthouse in downtown Bangkok. The team at Alpha Rock Capital wanted to make an impact at DCBKK and we invited various people in the network to come and join – to meet us and learn what we are up to. …

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Launched Amazon FBA Acquisitions Podcast

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We Launched a New Amazon FBA Acquisitions Podcast So this is finally happening! About 2 months ago, I got onboard Alpha Rock Capital, a digital acquisitions firm and good things have been happening since. We just launched our very first podcast and brace yourselves for more! Check the podcast in Alpha Rock Capital’s podcast section on the website here or …