Preparing For The Speakers To Arrive (hyperactive lifestyle example)

Dear Readers, Can you believe it is in less than 2 weeks now? Our yearly (well it was almost a year and a half now) conference – Cross Border Summit – is Oct 22-23, 2019. Speakers are already asking the exact step by step instructions on how to get to the venue, the timing of masterminds, of speaking slots, of … Read More

Exciting Preparations with Danny McMillan

Dear Readers, With just a few weeks to go until our fourth annual Cross Border Summit, our email box has been full with the 20+ speakers, the confirmed attendees, the organizing team, and all the insanity from media and PR. Focusing on the event itself, we have amazing lineup of speakers and content – one of my favorites (sorry to … Read More

Meeting Friends & “Big Chinese Sellers” in Guangzhou, China

Dear Readers, Further down my travels from Hong Kong to Shenzhen and now to Guangzhou, China – meeting lots of amazing people. From the decade+ of my grinding and hustling in China – it’s great to know I still have such amazing friends. You can read all about my experience knowing that there are people who will find ways to … Read More

A Day In The Life As Business Development At An Acquisitions Firm

Dear Readers, Greetings from Shenzhen, China! As stated in last week’s newsletter, I have begun my 2 weeks road show in China – events and coordinating the last minute madness for the fourth annual Cross Border Summit. Many have been curious about what I’m doing as Director of Business Development at Alpha Rock Capital – which I joined once they … Read More

1 Month Until Cross Border Summit (+ Heading into Mainland for Biz Devin’)

Dear Readers, Going past 1 year living outside of China, I am still going strong with China relations! Our Cross Border Summit is 1 month away and I am heading into Hong Kong to Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and even Henan (yes, keep on reading). What’s the agenda? Business development. With the summit a bit over a month away, will be meeting … Read More

Deciding The Future of Global From Asia. What do you want to hear about?

Dear Readers, As some of you have seen, I’ve been a bit emotional lately. It is because the busines world as we knew it is being turned upside down. Global From Asia started in Oct 2013 as a podcast to help online business owners learn about running an international business from Hong Kong. As the podcast intro used to say: … Read More

Black Hat and Trade Wars: How Far Is One Willing To Go?

Dear Readers, As you have noticed, (and I warned you!) I am starting to go on the more “bold and dangerous side” of the content here at Global From Asia. Trade wars, protests, blue collar Americans getting sacked, and this week, black hat tactics on Amazon. Another nerve to strike for you. As if the trade war and protests weren’t … Read More

Talking to My Uncle: The Gutting Of Blue Collars

Dear Readers, The newsletter last Thursday got some interesting feedback, hope my “keeping it real” style was appreciated. Too many people on the internet are hiding their real feelings. Here at Global From Asia, as it is independently owned, I’m able to say it how I see it. Honestly, I don’t choose either side of the border, the Chinese or … Read More

Annoucement: ANZCOM South China Disbanding

Sad news today. Important ANZCOM News/ Follow Up & Farewell Jul 19, 6:22pm G’day Mike Michelini, You will recall we reached out early last month with the mail below. After reviewing the responses the clear consensus is that the universality of social media in south China renders the concept of formal organizations like ANZCOM effectively redundant. Consequently we have closed … Read More

Enjoying The Conversations We Have Been Having

Wow, thank you for the amazing feedback and interest in last week’s Cross Border Summit announcement. Seems from all the suggestions on speakers, format, and more – our fourth annual, this time in Guangzhou, Oct 22-23 is going to on a whole new level of epic. I’m heading to China next week to visit venues and will keep everyone here … Read More