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Trip to the Chiang Mai Planetarium

In blog, family friends, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Snuck a quick afternoon trip to the space museum in Chiang Mai, Thailand Sometimes you just need to take the kids out and play. Been cooped up waiting for mommy to come back from her trip – and with Christmas almost here – lets make it happen. We were able to get a seat at the 2pm viewing in the …

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​​Meeting 15 of the “Shadstone Ninjas” on the Philippines Company Retreat

In blog, Events, motivation, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Many who follow my blog don’t even know about our main “operations and creation” company Shadstone. Since 2007 it has existed as a B2B agency for Asia business and boutique marketing. Since Covid, we have really doubled down on BUILDING LEADERS. Janette Toral has been coaching us and we have made some hard adjustments but am proud of the team …

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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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7-Day Mountain Temple Experience Recap

In travel by Michael Michelini

No video blog, no photos today of the actual experience, sorry. Just have this one photo of the map I took while hiking one of the mountains in case I got lost (which I did anyway – but what is it to be lost in reality anyway?) Like many things in life, I wish I had done this earlier. My …

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Company Retreat

In blog, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

March 2020 was crazy! I went to Bohol in the Philippines to meet my team. The plan was to do a strategic planning and team building or retreat. I just want to get to know the team better. Then, it happened. Lockdown. We were having fun one day then scrambled to try to get home the next. The rest, well …

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Mini Vacation in China (Yes, in today’s Climate)

In travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Been quite some time since last vlog, feels strange even recording and typing it up. A bit rusty with the video came – hope you can enjoy! A few of you have been missing the videos – but I do not want to just make videos for the sake of making videos. The point of the vlog is when I …