Feeling It – Flying Up In The Air

Posted by Michael Michelini | Sep 05 2010 | Comments (14)
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...

Teaching American Culture, Makes Me Think

Posted by Michael Michelini | Sep 01 2010 | Comments (6)
Just landed in Manila today, unpacked, and am now working USA schedule, from 10am to 7pm. Have 3 new workers to train, and have prepared more powerpoint training seminars (feel like a powerpoint machine lately…training, ebooks, etc). We went over ecommerce...

Back in Hong Kong, Hasan Visiting From Pakistan

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 29 2010 | Comments (8)
Finally Hasan has made it out to visit me in Hong Kong. We spent lots of emails back and forth about when he would be visiting….making it a bit difficult to arrange my philippines trip before going to usa, but it ended up working out ok. He is only 1 of...

Buy, Sell, Wheel, Deal, Hustle. Becoming a new-age social media salesman

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 26 2010 | Comments (4)
Online Sales, All the Time I have always loved the hustle. That’s what attracted me to Wall Street, to New York. To China. to wholesale markets. Life is going faster then ever….I’m running between 4 or 5 countries in a couple months. Have...

Learning A Lot about People Even Without a Common Language

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 12 2010 | Comments (0)
I’ll admit… I have never been interested or skilled at learning other languages. I’m another “stereotypical American” that thinks Why doesn’t everyone just speak English? Over the past few years, my Chinese has improved….while...

Maximizing The Cards We Are Dealt In Life

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 11 2010 | Comments (1)
When i travel, sure i travel in beat up clothes…..I like to stay low key, when i left the training center interviews yesterday, i was dressed up more then usual……and man i could tell….beggars, kids on the street, all staring at me and im...

Everyone “fails”, Even Google, Stay Motivated!

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 06 2010 | Comments (4)
As I have said, I don’t believe in people FAILING, I think its part of growing, gaining experience, and finding what we are really meant to be and do with our lives. Losing something might be positive, as they say in China. Many people only think “small...

Its Not What We Are Getting, Its What We Are Becoming

Posted by Michael Michelini | Aug 05 2010 | Comments (8)
Keep that in mind, everyone wants to GET PAID, but its also about growing, learning, and experiencing. So I titled this after a great quote from Jim Rohn : Its not what we are getting, its what we are becoming – Jim Rohn Life is exactly about that. So many...

Time to Add A Bit “Commercial” to my blog

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 31 2010 | Comments (3)
I’ve always hesitated to do too much self promotion on my personal blog….but recently after so many people seem to be confused on what I do for a living, and the recent EXPLOSION of “personal branding” and the convergence of personal lives...

Creating Fake Barriers To Be Faster, Smarter, with Less!

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 29 2010 | Comments (2)
Its true, many of us are SPOILED with too much time, too many resources, and it makes us LAZY. It makes us INEFFICIENT. We take it for granted, we don’t utilize all that we have around us…… In the article, from the under 30 CEO blog When they...

How I Got Into the Bar Products Business

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 28 2010 | Comments (13)
I am often asked what I do for a living and a big part is selling bar supplies online. And after I tell people this, they always ask HOW did you get into selling bar products, are you a bartender? No, I’m not and never was a bartender….though the...

Is There Enough Money + Resources In The World Today?

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 23 2010 | Comments (9)
Reading the world news here in the philippines, watching people from the window hustle to make 1 peso (45 pesos to 1 us dollar, so do the math) commission for bringing a customer on the jeepnee (public bus kinda…) while in the news im reading about the first...

Embrace Cultural Differences – Don’t Resist – Outsourced Movie

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 17 2010 | Comments (2)
Spending my saturday evening in Philippines watching the movie “outsourced” and it is really hitting home. While I have never been to India, I am actually upset, when I was at Deutsche Bank, I PASSED UP THE OPPORTUNITY!! I was on the trading floor...

Proud To Be An American

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 04 2010 | Comments (2)
I know sometimes on this blog I kinda pick on USA and some policies, etc – but after being in various parts of China, Asia, and Europe – I still think USA is one kick ass country. There is a great saying, not specifically about Americans, but I’ve...

On The Road Again – Life on The Road

Posted by Michael Michelini | Jul 03 2010 | Comments (4)
Just last night subletted my apartment in Shenzhen! With furniture and all….amazing…..now have 2 weeks until they move in and I have to find somewhere to LIVE….. To Live……a home……….haha, I forgot the feeling of having...

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