Hi there! I am Yana and welcome to my blog.
Fast facts about me: CPA, MBA, Big4, Belbin Plant, MBTI-INTJ.
Long facts about me:
Murmansk - Helsinki- Bonn - Dusseldorf - Luxembourg - Zurich.
Journalism- Stock Market - Finance - Consulting - HR - Tax - Banking Compliance.
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Now, when it’s suddenly +16 and rain outside people began talking about summer in the past tense. Hopefully, it’s not over, but nevertheless – here is my status update on what’s going on with my summer 2017 resolutions: Get into … Continue reading
I read Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy because Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant wrote it and I loved both Originals and Lean In. I am still processing some of the thoughts, but in general, even without experiencing … Continue reading
It’s been probably the 5 shortest months in my life. I try to remember events of the last weekend and it feels like a year ago, because of so many things happening in between. Just today I thought that someone … Continue reading
I spent several hours today flipping through my Kindle highlights pages, revisiting quotes, comments and personal notes. I didn’t read much during 2016, it was probably the year when I read the least since the age of 7 (laws and regulations don’t … Continue reading
3 weeks ago I left PayPal, founded my own consultancy firm in Switzerland, and started working for G2A.com, my first engagement as an independent consultant. It still feels surreal and crazy and I am not quite sure how to answer … Continue reading
It was a great networking event, full of pleasant surprises and completely unexpected angles. In my mind, FinTech meant “Tech going Finance” (Venmo, Square, Klarna, Travelersbox, G2A Pay), but a lot of people I met last Friday represented completely opposite … Continue reading