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Experiencing “Sensation” in Mediation with The Living Crystal

In blog, motivation, productivity, vlog by Michael Michelini

Over the years on Mike’s Blog, we have talked about meditation, my temple experience, and diving deeper into productivity and focus with Pomodoro timers. Today, I got to experience what I am calling “sensation mediation” with a product my friend (and now business alliance in the upcoming crowdfunding campaign) John gave me in late November 2022. I only had 25 …

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Planning Manila , Philippines Trip in December 2022

In blog, motivation, travel by Michael Michelini

So planning my Manila trip – and will be there from Midnight Tuesday Dec 6 (so technically Dec 7, Wednesday) and flying out on Monday late afternoon December 12. Dec 7 to 9 I am 100% focused on our amazing Shadstone team retreat. Will drive up to Tagatay resort where as many our team are there will focus on team …

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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)

In blog, family friends, motivation, vlog by editor11Leave a Comment

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

In blog, Books, motivation, Reviews by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

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 …