Category Archives: career

How was your summer?

Now, when it’s suddenly +16 and rains 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

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Option B

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

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How does it feel to be an entrepreneur?

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

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Thoughts and highlights of 2016 – 4 things to keep

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

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First weeks on my own

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

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FinTe.ch (à la Swiss)

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

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Taking risks

This isn’t so much of a thriller, but I did like to follow the character through her days as a parvenu, aspiring art critic, accomplice to powerful men, trying and not really trying to fit in, and beyond.   I like … Continue reading

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