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Team Development

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Team Development It is all about the team. Mike’s Blog 157 Damon commented on a recent video blog (the stress vlog) that it is all about collaboration. I totally agree there – and community – and team. Today, while here in Cebu, I spent time with team development. Making sure people have the tools and knowledge is critical, and a …

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines Mike’s Blog 156 Welcome back (insert sound clip of the Welcome back pop song). Philippines is always a nice place to come back to. Well – I think most would agree the traffic is not the best part – and unfortunately something you need to accept and deal with as soon as you leave the …

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Is Stress Management a Key To Success?

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Dealing with Stress To Succeed Is Stress Management a Key To Success? Take It To The Limit Mike’s Blog 155 Makes me think of the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun – “take it to the limit” but that is just it – life is short and we need to get outside of our comfort zone as much as we can. …

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Building a Skill – Adapting To Cultures

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This is a skill definitely worth developing – being able to respect and adapt to various cultures around you. Mike’s Blog 154 Thought of this topic as I was walking around a kid’s rainforest park with dinosaurs eating each other. Makes me think of humans and the reptile brain that we still have programmed deep in our mind. The threat …

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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 …

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog?

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog? Mike’s Blog 152 Happy New Year! What is your new year resolution? For me back in the year end of 2015 one was to start this video blog in the new year. Well, technically started just before 2016. Don’t wait until Jan 1 to start your new year’s resolution! So I wonder- what …

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Business Brand or Personal Brand?

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Pulling Yourself Off The Face Of a Website Mike’s Blog 151 In Mike’s blog I talk a bit about personal brand and using your own name website and brand to build up a business. It isn’t how I originally started with doing online businesses, I was like so many – I had a name for my business and on the …

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Does Santa Claus Exist?

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Does Santa Claus Exist? Mike’s Blog 150 As a father, it is a new set of questions and decisions. Miles has been coming back from school talking about Christmas and Santa Claus (Lao Ren in Chinese – which literally means old man!) I’ve had some discussions about this with other fathers over the years and wanted to chat about it …

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Are You Where You’d Thought You’d Be 1 Year Ago?

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Are You Where You’d Thought You’d Be 1 Year Ago? Doing What You Love Are you doing what you love? Mike’s Blog 149 Year end is approaching. We are all probably thinking about what we are doing with our lives. This comes up naturally during holidays, birthdays, and of course year end / year renewal. I was able to ask …

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Let’s Rock 2018

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Let’s Rock 2018 Mike’s Blog 148 Are you excited? New Year is always an exciting time for us as it is a clean slate. Start fresh, put behind us all the things that didn’t go well for us in the previous year. Here at Global From Asia, we have accomplished quite a bit so it hasn’t been such a bad …

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Becoming Chinese

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Becoming Chinese Mike’s Blog 147 For those who have followed the blog over the years – they will know what I need to do in the last month of December. It’s a special time, that all foreigners in China who are here for long term need to do. Renewing my work permit and residence visa. It doesn’t have to fall …

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To Run Around Building Communities

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To Run Around Building Communities Mike’s Blog 145 Community, we had a GFA Meetup about Community development for your crowdfunding campaign and e-commerce business this past weekend. That sparked the idea of this blog/vlog. Everything really is community, and to be honest, as everyone fears losing their job to robots and AI – one sector that is definitely safe (in …

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You Only Need These 3 Things

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You Only Need These 3 Things Mike’s blog 144 Sometimes just letting things go wide you can discover some great things. At a bit of a writer’s block on what kind of v-log to do next, I bumped into Rob Barry at a Dcx Hong Kong event. Putting the camera on him with no preparation and no topic, he came …