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Olga Kostrova
Attended National Academy of Management, Kiev, Ukraine
Lived in Santa Clara, CA, USA
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This morning we (Jan Hutchins and I) were moved to reflect on: Living the adventure of life vs pursuing fame, money, "success"...
With Love... this time from Brazil...
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Today, when the world celebrates Valentine’s Day I want to offer a gift for you, lovers. WOULD YOU LIKE TO COME & SPEND NEXT VALENTINE’S DAY AT THE 2016 CARNIVAL IN BRAZIL (just where we are now)? WE PAY FOR YOUR ACCOMMODATION! Carnival is the most famous holiday in Brazil and has become an event of huge proportions. Rio de Janeiro's carnival alone draws 5 million people, (because it’s just a one wild party) and right now we are amongst 400,000 foreigners that celebrate Love at the sound of samba and marchinha. OMG, what a blast! So, here is what I am moved to offer… WE GIVE AWAY FREE 2 weeks of coaching for eligible couples (or singles). You can offer this gift to a friend – refer those who are looking to be happier in 2015, feel more alive, fulfilled, and healthy, deepen their love, improve chemistry of their romantic relationship, and boost performance of their business so they live stress-free life doing what they love, and can afford lifestyle they desire. As we travel, Jan and I coach our clients via video-conferencing. For 2015 we have 3 more openings and can serve 3 new coaching clients this year. If a friend that you refer, who will receive 1 week of FREE coaching form us, will apply to become a client and we accept him/her/them, Jan and I will buy you 2 weeks accommodation in Rio de Janeiro for carnival of 2016, or any time this year. And even if we don’t pick your friend as a client, they still receive a gift from you – our free one-on-one coaching. So, everybody get a cookie… 
And if YOU are looking for a coach to make this year THE beginning of your new life, get in touch and say “I WANT 1 WEEK OF FREE COACHING”. smile emoticon Condition: you have never been coached by us yet and you have a real problem you are looking to solve this year. We will have a brief conversation to assess your challenge, and determine whether you are eligible for 1 week of FREE coaching by Jan and me. 
How does it sound?
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We (Jan Hutchins and I) are continuing our 2 months working vacation and now in the airport, heading to Rio de Janeiro for Carnaval... First 2 weeks we spent in Abadania near Brazilia. Have you heard about John of God, "The Miracle Man", a spiritual surgeon? We spent time living near the Casa de Dom Inacio and visiting the "clinic" every day, to meet Entities of the Casa :-)... Quite an experience! Let me know if you would like me to tell you more about it...
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Our 2 month working vacation is officially started. Brazil, baby!!! Yesterday Jan (Jan Hutchins) and I landed and got to our new "office"… The scenery from all rooms of the villa is magnificent… Huge patio with hammocks overlooking the jungle and backyard fruit garden… That’s my office! 
If yours is short of excitement, quit the prison and go explore the world! In some circumstances it might not be easy or instant, yet you can do it … if you choose to… If there is a will, there is a way…
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Do you feel productive or full of hesitation? Accomplished or "underachieved"? Every entrepreneur, especially solo founders, face challenges of unproductive behaviors... and then feel disappointed... in themselves... in the outcome... Let's address it this morning...
Watch this video as Jan Hutchins and I reflect on "procrastination". How can I end procrastination? Why do I procrastinate?  Or... learn from it...
...and, I wish you magnificent, productive and creative day!  :-)

http://www.physioemodynamics.com/video-procrastination-practical-spiritual-aspects-why-do-i-procrastinate-how-can-i-end-procrastination/
“When faced with two equally tough choices, most people choose the third choice: to not choose.” So go our independent, individual lives. The PhysioEmoDynam
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I find the impact that the state of mind has on our realities is mind blowing (no pun intended lol). I remember myself a decade ago, brought to Silicon Valley by the strongest drive to succeed as technology entrepreneur, and great deal of passion to innovate and grow of capital... My world was defined by new ideas, their impact and potential financial gain... I remember feeling beyond puzzled when I saw some very wealthy people having very little interests in entrepreneurial pitches... I couldn't comprehend how instead of listening about my amazing project that will save lives and generates huge return on investment, someone wanted to talk to me about the beauty of my country, literature, hobbies... I thought the world was insane... completely missing the fact that I was... :-) Now I am equally amazed by how little interests I have in pitches that entrepreneurs send to me, promising to me great deal of money if only I invest in them or help them with introductions... I find myself caring more and more in a relaxing day with my honey (Jan), small meaningless talk with passers-by at a beach coffee shop I am chilling in, people watching, the sound and scent of a summer storm,the hug, the kiss, the shared smile... I don't strive to save the world anymore, I don't strive to save the economy... I just don't strive... The mind is so peaceful, it's mind blowing... :-)
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Today Jan (Jan Hutchins) and I "climbed" on Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) at the mouth of Guanabara Bayon a peninsula that sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean. Rising 396 meters (1,299 ft) above the harbor, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined loaf sugar. It is known worldwide for its cableway and panoramic views of the city. And yes, i sign under that... The view is FANTASTIC! It was a bit foggy today so photos don't do it justice... But... Enjoy... 
So, that's my update for today... May your day be bright and sunny... MUCH LOVE! 
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Dinner at Marius restaurant on Copacabana (Rio, Brazil) last night, celebrating my man's (Jan Hutchins) birthday... We crawled out of the place yesterday... Buffet was awesome, and after 3 rounds of it waiters started bringing grilled seafood and variety of steaks to our table... It felt like a torture, especially desert bar smile emoticon Everything was great (we tasted probably more than 30 dishes...), but Brazilian style shrimp dishes and grilled lobster were my favorites... It's supposed to be a working vacation. How one can work after this?!  :-)
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Today I enjoyed my day in a hammock with a book (oh, my, luxury I hardly remember)... Reading "The Shaman’s Body" by Arnold Mindell... Here is a line I feel worth sharing... “Our biggest problems seem to be meant to interrupt life and awaken us to our total capacity, warriorship, and death, to end our earlier personality and find the path of heart.” 
I love the reminder about "earlier personality", as it's easy to observe how with time and accumulated wisdom the rough edges of our personalities disappear, and the path of the Ego and ego-driven values and environments take step back, giving priority to the path of the heart and heart-nurturing environments... What path are you on, my friends? 
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Every day, again and again I see how people state their desires and intentions, verbally commit to some actions and then almost immediately abandon their co
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Tantra Lounge – Sex Talk Radio with Executive Coaches Jan Hutchins & Olga Kostrova: On Blissful, Loving Relationship and Sexual & Spiritual Connection...
Want a world that is less violent and more loving? Looking for ways to release stress, eliminate tension and troubles from your life and have better love relati
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With your morning cup of coffee enjoy this VIDEO-conversation with David Hoffmeister recorded for the segment “AWAKENED? NOW WHAT?!”. David is a teacher and practitioner of A Course In Miracles, committed to a mystical path… He “let go of the world” and renounced decades ago, leaving his life up to the “Creator”... life of grace, peace, freedom, giving and receiving from the place of gratitude and generously... Thank you for watching and sharing space with us this morning...
May your day be full of wonder... 

http://www.physioemodynamics.com/awakened-now-what-olga-kostrova-david-hoffmeister-on-a-mystical-path-a-course-in-miracles-how-to-live-with-trust/
As you are having your morning cup of coffee or tea today, I invite you to share an hour with David Hoffmeister and me watching a new video in a segment "AWAKEN
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Introduction
I am venturer and adventurer:

Past ventures:
http://IdeaMamaClub.com (Beta was closed)

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"When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality". 

Who am I? Seeker… Thinker… Dreamer… Visionary… Inventor.... one you would call “a serial entrepreneur”, “quick-start”, “social innovator”. 
[re]Designing, [re]engineering, [re]inventing, discovering talents, connecting people, creating experiences, provoking thoughts, shocking those who narrow their minds – that what my life is about. 
Paradoxes, controversy, adrenaline – I eat for breakfast with a lot of salt and sugar. 
Life on the edge, emotions over the edge… That’s my world… And you are welcome to enter it.

About me:

People like myself... we would never be able to ‘make it” on our own without support of those with more tolerance to routine and details… May be people like you… who in their turn feel inspired and appreciate when get involved in project created by innovators… People “complete” each other in live, and they definitely do so in business… So, thank your for been different than me [smile] as together we make better things more efficiently and with more joy. 

Have a dream? Shoot? Share, let’s brainstorm… and SHAKE IT! 

Professional life?
I am the mama of IdeaMama Group :-) (well, I was)...

http://www.IdeaMamaAdNetwork.com/ - Pioneer of Pay Per Deal advertising model; B2B affiliate marketing for companies with high ticket product and complex sales.

IdeaMama Club (now the portal is down) - web 3.0 venture. A virtual social innovation incubator (currently under redesign - framework needs to be improved. Can you bring your expertise to make it happen? 

Currently building a community of extraordinary entrepreneurs, professionals, social innovators, philanthropists and you are welcome to join it
Bragging rights
I am alive... That's quite an accomplishment.
Education
  • National Academy of Management, Kiev, Ukraine
    2000
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Gender
Female
Other names
(Gerasko)