now | Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/category/now/ Adventures in Business & Life w/ Michael Michelini Sun, 26 Jun 2022 00:28:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://mikesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/favicon.ico now | Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/category/now/ 32 32 Want to learn how it is to be an entrepreneur in China? Whether you are newbie or a seasoned Chinese or Foreign business person, you will get insights and motivation from this show. The interview covers how the entrepreneur got started, their hardships and successes that lead them to where they are today! Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing info@shadstone.com info@shadstone.com (Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing) Interviewing Entrepreneurs both Chinese and Westerners specifically in the Guangdong, South China region now | Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/mike-michelini-forbes-china1400.jpg https://mikesblog.com/category/now/ Online New World Still Searching Next Move & Doubling Down on Processes https://mikesblog.com/next-move-double-sop/ Sun, 26 Jun 2022 00:23:13 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20512 Lockdown again in Futian, Shenzhen (schools closed, daily mandatory tests) so it is pushing me even more to decide where to move for Fall (Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Cyprus, USA)

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Lockdown again in Futian, Shenzhen (schools closed, daily mandatory tests) so it is pushing me even more to decide where to move for Fall (Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Cyprus, USA) Lockdown again in Futian, Shenzhen (schools closed, daily mandatory tests) so it is pushing me even more to decide where to move for Fall (Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Cyprus, USA) Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:44
Grinding On The Foundation: Management + Systems https://mikesblog.com/grinding-on-foundation/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 01:58:03 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20487 Investing more in Payroll / Finance / HR - painful parts for me, but we have built up an amazing team to do this and working to introducing a new process for payroll. Also the monthly reports have been getting so much better.

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Investing more in Payroll / Finance / HR - painful parts for me, but we have built up an amazing team to do this and working to introducing a new process for payroll. Also the monthly reports have been getting so much better. Investing more in Payroll / Finance / HR - painful parts for me, but we have built up an amazing team to do this and working to introducing a new process for payroll. Also the monthly reports have been getting so much better. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:43
Friction & Pressure Is What Creates Diamonds https://mikesblog.com/pressure-creates-diamonds/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 03:37:34 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20480 Thailand immigration prep, Handshake community drama, Lawsuits in Amazon, crypto bear market, just stay strong and realize this is when diamonds are created.

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Thailand immigration prep, Handshake community drama, Lawsuits in Amazon, crypto bear market, just stay strong and realize this is when diamonds are created. Thailand immigration prep, Handshake community drama, Lawsuits in Amazon, crypto bear market, just stay strong and realize this is when diamonds are created. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 2:01
May 2022 Was An Avalanche https://mikesblog.com/may-2022-avalanche/ Sun, 05 Jun 2022 01:09:51 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20476 Last week was one of the more intense weeks we’ve had in a while. It was month end which is always crazy - huge payroll, also some shifting with client work, plus cross border payment mayhem.

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Last week was one of the more intense weeks we’ve had in a while. It was month end which is always crazy - huge payroll, also some shifting with client work, plus cross border payment mayhem. Last week was one of the more intense weeks we’ve had in a while. It was month end which is always crazy - huge payroll, also some shifting with client work, plus cross border payment mayhem. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 2:45
Halfway Through 2022, All About Team Building https://mikesblog.com/halfway-2022/ Sun, 29 May 2022 00:34:16 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20458 Still hunting for the next move for the family. Very complex, multi input/out process but leaning now to Thailand for the fall semester for the kids. Miles bday picnic

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Still hunting for the next move for the family. Very complex, multi input/out process but leaning now to Thailand for the fall semester for the kids. Miles bday picnic Still hunting for the next move for the family. Very complex, multi input/out process but leaning now to Thailand for the fall semester for the kids. Miles bday picnic Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:57
On the Move, Week Plan May 22-28, 2022 https://mikesblog.com/on-the-move-may2022/ Sun, 22 May 2022 02:07:11 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20447 Typing up on my “lap” (no desk / table here), and somewhat taking some time off - but more it is looking at new apartments and schools to relocate our family to Huizhou (maybe)

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Typing up on my “lap” (no desk / table here), and somewhat taking some time off - but more it is looking at new apartments and schools to relocate our family to Huizhou (maybe) Typing up on my “lap” (no desk / table here), and somewhat taking some time off - but more it is looking at new apartments and schools to relocate our family to Huizhou (maybe) Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing
High Stakes, High Reward (5% of the time) https://mikesblog.com/high-stakes-high-reward/ Sun, 15 May 2022 01:08:48 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20435 High rewards are not for the 95% of the day to day “Easy things”, but that 5% where there are really hard decisions to be made.

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High rewards are not for the 95% of the day to day “Easy things”, but that 5% where there are really hard decisions to be made. High rewards are not for the 95% of the day to day “Easy things”, but that 5% where there are really hard decisions to be made. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 3:00
Another Week Plan, Another Week of Growth https://mikesblog.com/week-plan-week-growth/ Sun, 08 May 2022 01:59:22 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20417 Pushing limits beyond what may have thought possible. But do feel we are “processing it” as a team and growing into it.

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Pushing limits beyond what may have thought possible. But do feel we are “processing it” as a team and growing into it. Pushing limits beyond what may have thought possible. But do feel we are “processing it” as a team and growing into it. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:41
Brain Being Pushed (We Will Grow & Win) https://mikesblog.com/brain-being-pushed/ Sun, 01 May 2022 03:33:10 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20407 Its a holiday but we cannot leave Shenzhen. Why? Our children’s school monitors and if we leave then there is a special process. I’m becoming an introvert / shut in these days anyway working online non-stop.

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Its a holiday but we cannot leave Shenzhen. Why? Our children’s school monitors and if we leave then there is a special process. I’m becoming an introvert / shut in these days anyway working online non-stop. Its a holiday but we cannot leave Shenzhen. Why? Our children’s school monitors and if we leave then there is a special process. I’m becoming an introvert / shut in these days anyway working online non-stop. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:39
Defining Week: Scale To Next Level or Temple Time https://mikesblog.com/week-to-scale/ Sun, 24 Apr 2022 02:10:32 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20398 To be honest, I may have a burnout (temple time) - or I may transition into some kind of new person. Hoping for the second, but this week will be that week to define it.

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To be honest, I may have a burnout (temple time) - or I may transition into some kind of new person. Hoping for the second, but this week will be that week to define it. To be honest, I may have a burnout (temple time) - or I may transition into some kind of new person. Hoping for the second, but this week will be that week to define it. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 2:41
Company Going Deeper Into Metaverse Rabbit Hole https://mikesblog.com/company-metaverse-rabbit-hole/ Sun, 17 Apr 2022 00:51:54 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20390 Just re-watched “Ready Player One” Movie for inspiration, and compared from the first time I watched it, we seem to be heading more in the direction of that movie

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Just re-watched “Ready Player One” Movie for inspiration, and compared from the first time I watched it, we seem to be heading more in the direction of that movie Just re-watched “Ready Player One” Movie for inspiration, and compared from the first time I watched it, we seem to be heading more in the direction of that movie Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:38
Further Management, HR, Finance Developments https://mikesblog.com/hr-finance-dev/ Sun, 10 Apr 2022 02:08:52 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20384 Easter week, but a normal week in China (of course). But in Philippines/Hong Kong will be a shorter week. Yet same as always for me - building and creating.

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Easter week, but a normal week in China (of course). But in Philippines/Hong Kong will be a shorter week. Yet same as always for me - building and creating. Easter week, but a normal week in China (of course). But in Philippines/Hong Kong will be a shorter week. Yet same as always for me - building and creating. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:19
Post Birthday Energy (Pursuit Never Ends) https://mikesblog.com/post-birthday-energy/ Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:42:54 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20375 Relaxing after a birthday, slept late (for once!) and just trying to unwind. Also a “tomb sweeping” holiday in China Monday and Tuesday. Onboarding new clients and JV partners.

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Relaxing after a birthday, slept late (for once!) and just trying to unwind. Also a “tomb sweeping” holiday in China Monday and Tuesday. Onboarding new clients and JV partners. Relaxing after a birthday, slept late (for once!) and just trying to unwind. Also a “tomb sweeping” holiday in China Monday and Tuesday. Onboarding new clients and JV partners. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:43
Preparing For Another Birthday in Lockdown https://mikesblog.com/another-birthday-lockdown/ Sun, 27 Mar 2022 01:43:01 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20357 Another year of a birthday in lockdown. Just really hard to fathom and trying to mentally prepare for 2023’s birthday.

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Another year of a birthday in lockdown. Just really hard to fathom and trying to mentally prepare for 2023’s birthday. Another year of a birthday in lockdown. Just really hard to fathom and trying to mentally prepare for 2023’s birthday. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:35
Recovering & Still Locked Down, & Grinding, Week Plan March 20 https://mikesblog.com/recovering-locked-down/ Sun, 20 Mar 2022 02:42:42 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=20353 Recovering! 3 day intense online conference HandyCon which started 3am or 5am Asia time, til early afternoon just drained me. But we made history.

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Recovering! 3 day intense online conference HandyCon which started 3am or 5am Asia time, til early afternoon just drained me. But we made history. Recovering! 3 day intense online conference HandyCon which started 3am or 5am Asia time, til early afternoon just drained me. But we made history. Michael Michelini: Entrepreneur in China, Supporting Startups By Sharing 1:56