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Leadership Traits

In blog, motivation by Michael Michelini

People don’t follow people who are not confident. Don’t WAVER with your decisions. Be fair and respectful to retain the respect of others. If you cannot control yourself, how can you influence others? Plan your work and work your plan! Don’t move by guesswork, else your ship will end up on the rocks. Go above and beyond all the time. …

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Walking Into A Live Video Streaming Studio + Creating Opportunities

In blog, family friends, motivation, social media, vlog by Michael Michelini

Jumping full steam into living in Shenzhen again. And as you can imagine, there is just so much to do. My buddy James Sung at Zocus invited me to an amazing opportunity: a brand new live streaming studio office operation in Nanshan High Tech Park. They are still working out the details and pulling together resources, but over the last …

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ABB – Always Be Building

In blog, motivation by Michael Michelini

chatting to my dad and mom on Facebook today – and they sent a photo of me when I was a kid. Struck a cord with me. Was always building. Trying to make a taller tower of blocks. Creating. Let’s all just keep on creating. ABB – always be building.

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Reducing Our Requirements for Material Things (Living with Less “stuff”, more Love)

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Minimalism is always something I have been fascinated with since I moved down to Manila, Philippines from China in 2009/2010 for an interesting year of commute between the countries. Moving always makes us realize – why do we need all this stuff. I’m blessed my wife is on the same page – and while we have just moved into a …

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Time for the World To Wake Up

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Here’s my review of Laurence’s book, who we we’re lucky to have on the Global From Asia podcast. (listen here) The book title is “A Time For Shambhala” but another name could be “A Time For the World to Wake up”. No, not for politicians and leaders to wake up – but for the “average” human being. The book inspired …

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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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Already Starting 2020 New Year Resolutions

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Working hard here on planning for the new year. 2019 flew by – as every year. And years will FLY by. That is why we need to take the “bull by the horns” (haven’t used that one in a while) and make it happen. I have some amazing 2020 Trello Boards from Monique moniquelindner.com and I will do my best …

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Hard Talks Is What Defines Us

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Having The Hard Talks And Facing Challenges Is What Makes You Stronger As the Cross Border Summit approaches in a couple days, and as I am in the middle of DCBKK conference in Bangkok – a lot of intense talks and situations where you need to make hard decisions with limited input and time. Friends remind me that these are …