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Business person or/and mom? –I believe I managed to turn the “or” into an “and”


I consider that article as kind of a continuation to my previous one….. Trying to combine being a mom, a wife and a business partner has often made me feel I badly needed some kind of a special training for doing all that simultaneously. Why isn’t there any school for parents? It might be so helpful in moments.

I spent my initial year of my busy life as a working mom filled up to the brim with guilty conscience. I radiated guilt. ...
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“Being entrepreneur’s wife? – No, thank you!”, a lady I knew once said


Being an entrepreneur’s wife has never been a dream come true to me. But it certainly is my everyday challenge. When my husband and I started our software business together, we had no clear strategy how we were going to take care of all the stuff outside the realm of business. But quite soon some underwater cliffs started causing trouble in paradise… 
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Bootstrapping the Münchhausen way

Looking at all opportunities that startup companies have everywhere around the world makes me feel envious. Very envious.

Starting our own company in Bulgaria back in 1995, only some six years after the fall of communism there, was quite an experience. I would love to make you actually “feel” the reality we had to deal with then, but I am having only words at hand. ...
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How our family tandem of husband and wife started our first business together

Starting a business in a post-communist Eastern European country (i.e. Bulgaria) has never been an easy task. It is quite challenging, actually. Entrepreneurs have to deal with the clumsy, not-business-friendly, bureaucratic machine and to find their way through a dense jungle of highly corrupted structures. Before  moving to the States three and half years ago, that was the only kind of business environment my husband George and I ever kne...
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Having two homes in two parts of the world – how global of me…


We really do love Colorado today. When we moved her for the first time back in 2005, the question on everyone’s mouth was: “Why Colorado? And especially, why Colorado Springs?”…

Right, the States can offer a lot of much larger, more popular, historical cities for one to wish to move to. Why going to a smaller-size city featuring military bases and not much of entertainment to offer, apart from hiking and skiing, if you go for it? ...