Author Archives: Yana

Parenting and Project Management

I recently attended 2 very special and very beautiful events: Pavel’s graduation ceremony and friends’ wedding. To me, both occasions are  similar  in a sense that everyone is supposed to be happy, drink Champagne,  celebrate important accomplishments and  liberation. Like, … Continue reading

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My new morning ritual

I am finally feeling settled in in our new home. June was literally crazy:  Singapore for a few days, twice in London, twice in Luxembourg, Pavel’s graduation in Paris, Art Basel, two short trips to Vaduz, moving houses, football fever … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Time

  My take-aways after reading A Brief History Of Time Funnily enough – I could follow and understand 98%  of it. Which is surprising given the fact that I did not particularly like physics at school. It did require some … Continue reading

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Requests-overloaded trap

  With ever-expanding activities I am often finding myself in a situation that I call “requests – overload trap”. What it means is that I receive multiple messages, emails, slack and telegram notifications, all asking for immediate help. Most of … Continue reading

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Why happiness is not the same as cheating

I have always been driven and striving and aspiring person, and for a long time I conflated my feelings of happiness with achieving some milestones and goals. Many people told me over and over again that coming from a modest … Continue reading

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Why women must get into crypto – right now

When I just started my consultancy business, I was approaching many great Fintechs and repeatedly got rejected. Most of the companies liked my profile and were willing to hire me as an employee. They saw compliance as a strictly in-house … Continue reading

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Happy New 2018!

We welcomed New Year 2018 at the roof top terrace of one of the tallest Gran Via buildings in Madrid, eating traditional 12 grapes, making wishes, drinking Cava (and seriously freezing under the wind). It was the first full family … Continue reading

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