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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 …

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Taking a Tour of Hua Qiang Bei, Shenzhen, China

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Taking a Tour of Hua Qiang Bei, Shenzhen, China Mike’s Blog 142 When you get a group of amazing people together, exponentially awesome things happen. Since we had the Cross Border Matchmaker coming up, why not organize a tour of the electronics marketplace center of the world – Hua Qiang Bei? And we did just that – some of the …

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Just Let Go

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Just Let Go Mike’s Blog 141 Processing Thoughts In a Flow State Fight club. An amazing movie that I have watched way too many times. We need to just let go and be who we are. And I have used this so many times for a flow state. I am wondering how to keep the juices flowing after an intense …

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It’s Christmas Time for Digital Nomads

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It’s Christmas Time for Digital Nomads Mike’s Blog 140 Keep on making forward progress. The yearly pilgrimage for the Dynamite Circle – DCBKK is happening in today’s video. I’m such a fan boy – but Dan and Ian at Tropical MBA have done such an amazing job building up this community of digital nomads. Not really digital nomads I’d say …

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Keep Going When Others Say To Stop

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Keep Going When Others Say To Stop Mike’s Blog 138 On the way to Bangkok, and bumped into Winson on the airplane – pretty awesome. Both heading to the DCBKK conference – one that always pushes me every year to break limiting beliefs and just do it. Which leads me into this blog topic – keep going when others say …

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You are Going to Win!

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You Are Going To Win Yes, you are! Mike’s Blog 137 Get in the ring and do it. There are some days we may not want to get out of bed – but too many of those in a row and we have a problem. Steve Jobs test of looking in the mirror every day and if you are not …

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Asking

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Asking Mike’s Blog 135 We need to just get out there and ask for what we want. We want to sit on the sidelines and hope people will see what we are doing and ask us to get involved or give us what we want. Well, that is me most of the time anyway. It is why I love the …