The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman

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This is a good one for those needing a reminder of what they are doing with their lives. Got it in a Wechat group and had to send it along on this Sunday afternoon. Some in the group said they had received this as an email forward years ago and printed it. This one had to get on the blog, …

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5 Elon Musk Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You

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What’s great about Elon Musk isn’t just that he’s changing the world, but that he’s inspiring so many to do the same. Consider these quotes if you don’t believe me. Do I even need to introduce the man? Elon Musk, how at the time of writing is 46, is already a legend. Far more so, I’d wager than some other …

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Dealing with FOMO

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Dealing with FOMO Mike’s blog 153 How are you dealing with FOMO? It is often an internet meme – but it is real! FOMO, for those not up on the internet slang, stands for “Fear of Missing Out” and I would say has been in existence since the stone ages. All this bitcoin and ICO insanity has been nuts the …

The Cream Always Rises To The Top

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Have you heard the motivational quote “the cream always rises to the top”? It was a quote I heard form my buddy Chris when I was a bit down and out about the situation. I was not happy with a current situation in business, and how I had worked so hard to get to a certain point and it didn’t …

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Gary Vee in Hong Kong Rise #hustle

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Vlog – Pushing Limits – Gary Vee in the House Mike’s Blog 115 Stay on top of the game. So this guy has really pushed me harder even when I thought I was pushing hard – Gary Vee. It is great to have a chance to see him at the Rise Conference and get an autographed copy of his book …

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 …