Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/ Adventures in Business & Life w/ Michael Michelini Sat, 27 Jun 2020 22:48:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://mikesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/favicon.ico Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/ 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 Mike's Blog https://mikesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/mike-michelini-forbes-china1400.jpg https://mikesblog.com/archives/ Content Site Building Mode: ON https://mikesblog.com/content-site-building-mode-on/ Sat, 27 Jun 2020 22:47:48 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18918 What Mike Is Up To Now – June 28 – July 4, 2020 Quick bullet points: * Select consulting clients – last couple weeks was talking to quiet a few people on consulting projects, have a couple great clients and not actively seeking new projects now. * Investing in our own website portfolio- our team is experts on content and ...

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Halfway Through 2020: What Mike’s Up To NOW https://mikesblog.com/halfway-through-2020/ Sat, 20 Jun 2020 23:53:44 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18905 What is Mike Up To Now – June 21 – 27, 2020 Real fast: * Enjoying father’s day with the wife and kids. Grateful that I am with them. And sending my deepest regards to those around the world separated from their family due to these troubling and challenging COVID times. * Sending out more and more marketing / content ...

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What Is Mike Up To Now – June 14 – 20, 2020 https://mikesblog.com/now-content-team/ Sat, 13 Jun 2020 23:54:07 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18836 What Is Mike Up To Now – June 14 – 20, 2020 * Just tons of content creation as always, really working to standardize and scale the process more. * Loadpipe, team building. Hope to confirm Ray on the team as our Project manager. * Working on more projects this week for content creation and building For those who want ...

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Living in a High Tech World (Happening in a Town Near You?) https://mikesblog.com/high-tech-world/ Sat, 13 Jun 2020 13:53:36 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18827 Getting over the writer’s (vlogger’s) block and have been wanting to share about this - at least here in China - the COVID has pushed big data and high tech to a whole new level. Entering a mall, I am scanning in at a mandatory checkpoint to report I am entering this place of business. The use case is in ...

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What’s Mike Up To – June 7-13, 2020 https://mikesblog.com/whats-mike-up-to-june-7-13-2020/ Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:30:38 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18671 What is Mike Michelin Up To – June 7 – 13, 2020 It is all about team, investing more and more into the team – finding the right people, developing them as best I can. What has been something I am working on more is allowing the team to work without me in the middle. * Training Anne, new on-site ...

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Thank You Pete Furness (A Boy Scouts “Champion”) https://mikesblog.com/thank-you-pete-furness-a-boy-scouts-champion/ https://mikesblog.com/thank-you-pete-furness-a-boy-scouts-champion/#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2020 01:06:11 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18637 While I am so far away – on the other side of the world – I cannot think but remember to stop and appreciate the amazing things many people did for me growing up. Think all of us get like this as we get older. Popping into Facebook – our Boy Scouts Troop 105 group picked up in my feed ...

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Bro Night (A Match Made By Our Families) https://mikesblog.com/bro-night-a-match-made-by-our-families/ https://mikesblog.com/bro-night-a-match-made-by-our-families/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:54:11 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18629 Been less active on the v-logging - just because it would be a bit of a repetitive one of me walking between 3 apartments each day doing my morning work (on Loadpipe, online marketing) to afternoon home schooling and dinner at the in-laws. Today - we have a “match making” session - my mother in law is an acupuncture specialist ...

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Owning Less Things (Sharing on Ryan Shuken’s ShareTheLight) https://mikesblog.com/owning-less-things/ https://mikesblog.com/owning-less-things/#respond Sun, 31 May 2020 02:45:38 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18625 Sharing with Ryan Shuken my old friend about how this virus nightmare has affected all of us – here is a quick 6 minute video we did together. #sharethelight once again, this time I speak with Michael Michelini on lessons learned from this period. In today’s chat we covered: The things that we own, don’t own us. We can find ...

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What’s Mike Upto May31-June 6 2020 https://mikesblog.com/whats-mike-upto-may31-june-6-2020/ https://mikesblog.com/whats-mike-upto-may31-june-6-2020/#respond Sun, 31 May 2020 00:03:01 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18618 What is Mike Michelini Up To May 31 to June 6, 2020 * Chipping away at Loadpipe – still dealing with previous group buy orders of masks – what a nightmare the logistics has been! Working on re-tweaking the model to be a platform and also moving away from PPE / masks in June. * Enjoying our GFAVIP member calls ...

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What Mike’s Up To May 24-30, 2020 https://mikesblog.com/what-mikes-up-to-may-24-30-2020/ https://mikesblog.com/what-mikes-up-to-may-24-30-2020/#respond Sun, 24 May 2020 00:02:38 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18612 What is Mike Michelini up to now – May 24 – 30, 2020 * Settling in to the new apartment / new life in North China. Morning work, afternoon calls, late afternoon home school my kids. * Re-starting Loadpipe group buy 8, with Cindy as the seller this week, and re-adjusting to be a more platform system. * Experimenting with ...

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Reducing Our Requirements for Material Things (Living with Less “stuff”, more Love) https://mikesblog.com/less-is-more/ https://mikesblog.com/less-is-more/#respond Fri, 22 May 2020 11:49:17 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18601 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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Week Plan May 17 – 23, 2020 https://mikesblog.com/week-plan-may-17-23-2020/ https://mikesblog.com/week-plan-may-17-23-2020/#respond Sun, 17 May 2020 00:31:40 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18595 What Mike is Up to Now – May 17-23, 2020 This NOW page has helped me quite a bit as friends ask me where I am and what is happening now with all the changes they see in my social media. Hope people remember to simply go to mikesblog.com/now to see the latest, updated each Sunday (where I do my ...

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Becoming a Homeschooling Teacher https://mikesblog.com/homeschooling/ https://mikesblog.com/homeschooling/#respond Fri, 15 May 2020 14:29:58 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18583 Guess it was inevitable to be in China and become a teacher. But this is different, Doing this for my kids. With schools shut down now until at least the fall here in China (they just announced in early May 2020 that schools will be further delayed from opening until the Fall) - I have to finally take matters in ...

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Week Plan May 10-16, 2020 https://mikesblog.com/week-plan-may-10-16-2020/ https://mikesblog.com/week-plan-may-10-16-2020/#respond Sun, 10 May 2020 00:08:54 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18577 What Mike is Up To May 10 to 16, 2020 Searching for apartments in Shenyang, China (check the latest video blog). Seems we found one and will be moving out of the in-laws to an apartment next door (in the same “garden) this Friday May 15. The “grind” and flow of Loadpipe weekly group buys. It is good to have ...

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The New Normal – Searching For An Apartment Back in China https://mikesblog.com/the-new-normal-searching-for-an-apartment-back-in-china/ https://mikesblog.com/the-new-normal-searching-for-an-apartment-back-in-china/#respond Fri, 08 May 2020 07:40:31 +0000 https://mikesblog.com/?p=18567 Can you believe we are almost halfway through the year 2020? Still feel it is January and preparing to fly to Philippines for a few months. Sitting in the same desk and chair in my aunt-in-law’s spare bedroom that is a makeshift home office, the same spot I booked a flight to Manila in January. But we are approaching mid-May ...

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