Hi there! I am Yana and welcome to my blog.
Fast facts about me: CPA, MBA, Big4, Belbin Plant, MBTI-INTJ.
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Murmansk - Helsinki- Bonn - Dusseldorf - Luxembourg - Zurich.
Journalism- Stock Market - Finance - Consulting - HR - Tax - Banking Compliance.
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2016 has been a weird year. A lot of wonderful things happened, but all this time I had a feeling like I could not really talk about anything important … at least not publicly. Or not at all. As if … Continue reading
I think the first time I personally noticed this polarizing trend was in 2014, shortly after Crimea annexation and definitely after the crash of the plane in Eastern Ukraine. People felt they could not stay neutral anymore, and it was … Continue reading
This is why holidays, new countries, extensive reading and spontaneous conversations with strangers are so good! Here are a few things/facts/theories/suggestions I am happy to share: About hotels During days and weeks spent in hotels, I have tipped maids, room … Continue reading
Just finished the Start-up Nation by Dan Senor, Saul Singer. I would say it’s an Israeli XXI century version of Max Weber with his The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism meets Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder by NNT … Continue reading
Finally, I finished it and it felt awkward. Almost sickening, in fact. How could anyone compare this miserable story to “Gone girl”? The only reason I finished this book (apart from natural stubbornness) was my genuine desire to understand what … Continue reading