Finding Your Passion, Growing Your Talent, and Making it Sustainable

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Here are my reflections from participating in the GIFTED Seminar. I took part in the seminar after the Abnet Easter lunch on April 16, and was pleasantly surprised with what I learned. Heck, I didn’t even expect there to be a seminar after the lunch. It started out with a clip on how the McDonald brothers created the business model …

Sunday Morning Hustle

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It is Sunday morning. 7:30am and I am grinding. Some people like working at night – I enjoy working in the morning. Its much harder to get out of bed (wake up early) than to stay out of bed (go to sleep late) and you have much more discipline that way. Because if you work late – then how do …

The Dream Is Getting Closer To Coming True

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The struggle is real. I think that is an internet meme I have seen passed around on my Facebook feed – but that often is the case. This blog used to be titled “happiness in pursuit” and that is just it. We are on the move, starting out where our mother is living at the time, given the tools and …

Are You Ready to Rock? Weekend Warrior’ing

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Are you a weekend warrior? Its Saturday morning and a Chinese Holiday (Lantern Festival) and I’m still here doing my morning writing and later my “maker” work sessions. Mornings to me are precious – its when my brain is awake and craving to create. Even if it is a weekend or a holiday – I just need to submit and …

2017 Is The Beginning of a New Cycle

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Its a New Year – What’s the Plan? I’m really so excited for this year. One cool thing I heard from my friend QY on her Facebook is we are at the beginning of a new “cycle” (cycle of what, I’m not too sure) – but here it goes: 2016 = 2 + 0 + 1 + 6 = 9 …

New Year – Invest In Yourself

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As each year goes by, I try to mature a little bit. Well, now I have no choice to mature – I’m the father of 2 amazing kids and need to set a positive example. One think I’d like to “get out there” is over the years – I have learned that “investing in yourself” has had the most positive …

November 2016 is Going to Rock – Execute Time

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I have been expressing in this personal blog (journal) a few times in October- it was one of the more intense months of my life! Lots of events, moving around, as well as overall business changes. Typing this out on Halloween morning from my kitchen table at home – and preparing as much as possible for a “heads down” November. …

Proud Of What I Achieved in October

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Technically October isn’t over, and there is still a big event in the pipeline – but I need to recognize the achievements I have made already – just so I don’t lose my mind! There is the saying to push your limits and grow- I really think October was that for me. While my “grind report” for the month will …

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What I Learned at Day 1 of DCBKK 2016

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As always, I am super overloaded with amazing information and action items from the DCBKK event. Still deep in the event today on day 2 but wanted to write up what I learned yesterday at day 1. Also – HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dan Andrews working the conference on his birthday, respect! Being Vulnerable The opening session was done by Jaime Masters …

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Barcelona + More Inspiration at Dynamite Circle – Mike’s Vlog 020

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This Dynamite Circle group of digital nomads (“location independent entrepreneurs”) always motivate me to make moves and push myself harder and in business. Inspired me to start a podcast Global From Asia which is my main gig now, thanks guys. Haven’t been to Europe for years, so what better reason than to come to this amazing event! What I learned …

Julian Hosp Book Review

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Just finished reading a fantastic book by Dr. Julian Hosp! I was fortunate to get connected to him and interview him for the Global From Asia podcast. Reading his book has inspired me on some new initiatives and I want to share today a bit about what I learned. Wish I Read This Earlier I guess that is true with …

Motivation JOLT from Mark Cuban

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Something inside of me is “hungry” again. It was about a year or so since I had this hunger. Maybe it is life is getting more clear for me. Maybe its having a second kid. But I’m ready to rumble more than ever this year. Quote from Mark Cuban Instagram has turned into a motivational quote feed for me. Yes, …

Big Plans for 2016

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We’re all so excited when a new year comes. We write down our resolutions and wake up on January 1 with a clean slate. Fact is, we need to start it before New Year’s Day. And I am not partying on Dec 31 like the old days, I want to be fresh and awake on the first day of the …