Tag Archives: working smart & leaning in

Just sharing happiness

I had an incredible week and actually am beginning to think that 2017 has been an incredible year, maybe the best year of my life thus far.  Until recently my happiest, proudest and luckiest year was 2012, when started working … Continue reading

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Madrid, Lone Survivor, etc

I am never sure if I like summer or if I like all seasons. Every time seasons are changing, I am extremely happy and exited to see the first snow or the first flowers or the first yellow leaves on … 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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Thinking about porn

In the last several weeks I was working incredibly hard, doing extensive research around porn industry. Purely professional interest. (Yes, it sounds ironic, but I actually enjoy my job J ). There are, in fact, several segments – physical objects, … Continue reading

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2015: all I can say – I did my best

By all statistical [materially obnoxious] measures, I had a great year – successful, exciting, remarkable. At the same time, I don’t remember another year when I felt so unsatisfied with myself, perplexed, and mortally exhausted. You know, like, you’ve done … Continue reading

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Two households and working from home: pros and cons.

It’s been about two months since A. moved to Switzerland. At about the same time I took over our Moscow team, which meant more calls, more virtual relationships, longer hours and more working from home (aka WFH). Pros Cons Home … Continue reading

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