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5 Ways I Stay Motivated

In business, motivation by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I think one of the most critical parts of running your own small business is to STAY MOTIVATED. It is definitely an emotional roller coaster….riding the highs of a great sales day, having everything fit perfectly and operations moving smoothly…..to the opposite side of the spectrum when you’re losing sales, staff issues, and times when nothing seems to go right …

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Feeling It – Flying Up In The Air

In usa by Michael Michelini14 Comments

Its been a few days since I have been blogging…kinda off track as I’m getting more and more negative energy from people about why I blog, and why I blog here for free. and how people who I may not want to read it, read it. and how it may negatively effect my business having staff, customers, and competitors reading …

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Most People Are a Direct Reflection of Their Peers

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I love this quote by Tony Robbins: Most people are direct reflections of their peer group, Just another great quote I found on twitter, nice (yes, I keep showing people why I love twitter! just keeps inspiring me)! But yes, we become who we surround ourselves with…..what we hear each day, the news we listen to, the perspective and experiences …

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Movie About Dreams – Inception

In motivation by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Today spent some time with andy blahnik in hong kong to see the new movie inception. I had no idea what the movie was about going in, but man i is highly recommend you see it if you like action with a mix of abstract multi-thread stories simultaneously happening. I dont want to ruin the story for those who have …

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How I Keep Up With Blogging

In travel by Michael Michelini5 Comments

I have always enjoyed reflecting and recording what I do. As I have said before, since high school I have kept a journal, and putting things down on “paper” (physical, or virtual – but I actually do prefer writing something down on a piece of paper, as it feels like I have physically created something) has helped destress myself, and …

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Your Youth Never Dies – Poem

In motivation by Michael Michelini11 Comments

This is a great poem passed down to me. Why does being a grown up adult have to make you a “fuddy duddy” boring person? Hands on a window pane Watching some children laugh and play They’re running in circles With candy canes and French braids Inspired to question What makes us grown-ups anyway? Let’s search for the moment When …

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Take This Quiz on Life….

In motivation by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Back in university, Richard Widdicombe my fraternity advisor gave me this poem and I have kept it near me a lot to keep remembering, its about the PEOPLE around us, in our real life, not on TV or the movies. Read below A Quiz on Life Take this quiz: 1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 2. Name …

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The Road Not Taken – Inspirational Poem

In motivation by Michael Michelini7 Comments

Sunday, as always to me, is a reflectionary day – and my mom (well my dad emailed it as my mom doesn’t like using computers, hah) and I guess she knows from my blog that I am thinking a lot about future and strategy and shares poems with me from time to time for my motivation. The road not taken, …

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We Just Have to Let Go – Resist Resistance

In motivation by Michael Michelini11 Comments

My friend Marshall from all jewish links sent me this article from Kaushik of Beyond Karma about LETTING GO of resistance. Just being who we are, not fearing it. Its about finding out who we are in life, and it seems that as technology, and civilization progress – people are made to feel they have to fit into the cookie …

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More Filtering of Internet

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Amazing……I keep wondering when, or if ever, the world will just be open about the information that passes. Reading this Fox News article about Bangladesh blocking facebook……as below Bangladesh Blocks Facebook Over Muhammad Cartoons Published May 30, 2010 | Associated Press AP May 28, 2010: Bangladeshi Muslim protesters burn a Swedish flag during a protest against Facebook. Reportedly, Swedish artist …

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Suicides in a Chinese Factory – Who To Blame?

In china business by Michael Michelini8 Comments

Been spending over a week here in Shanghai, with the majority of my time around ecommerce and ebay where Mike Song’s office is. Been seeing how he manages his office and organizes the workflow, has been very interesting. I mentioned the other day how much I like dumplings over other Chinese food, and tonight for dinner, his sister prepared HAND …