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 – Zug.
Journalism- Stock Market – Finance – Consulting – HR – Tax – FIntech Compliance – Blockchain and Cryptocurrency regulations.
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Category Archives: career
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
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
The pre-Xmas week was symbolic of 2017: out of nowhere, I went Malta with (practically) strangers for a couple of days. Yet another promising opportunity. The project is still under brainstorming and those strangers turned out to be incredibly smart, … Continue reading
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
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