Raised in Russia, learn firsthand how socialism can lead to disenchantment, alcoholism, corruption and why your Circle of Distribution is your most important asset. Nothing in life is truly free. Ekaterina Bolshakova is a kitchen specialized interior designer.
Born and raised to the age of 30 in Siberia Russia, Ekaterina Bolshakova, brings a unique perspective to the political landscape of handouts and entitlement programs, like free school and healthcare.
She was trained in Russia in Mathematics and came to USA with her husband (a programmer) and became an interior designer. No it’s not all throw pillows and wood grain cabinets… she is more interested in all the aesthetics and usability of a room from construction to the finished product.
Listen to her tips for a doctor office… it’s a delicate balance of ‘I am successful and a healing atmosphere without being pretentious”, color choices based on your type of patients, light bulb choices and more.
Let’s say everyone gets a job… where you end up could be not what you expected. Everyone might want to live in a Tulsa size city, but you might end up in rural North Dakota. Government supplies jobs based on a need not on what you want.
How does education play out once the government starts paying for it? What if you have a learning disability or just don’t learn as fast when you are younger? Competition is incredibly fierce when the government lets you go to school for free… only the best of the best make it.
When everyone gets paid the same amount for a certain job (with no way of earning more), what is the number one reason people get so frustrated and generally turn to alcohol? What do you do when you work hard but your coworkers slack off every day?
What is the “Circle of Distribution” and how is that one of the KEY Components to getting ahead in a communist country? Who Do You Know?
The machine has power against you- you can navigate but you can’t fight it.
How would you like to keep 4-7% of the salary you earn from working?
Why is it that the brightest citizens tend to leave these highly taxed countries?
You fundamental right is to get health, to get smarter, and to work to create value and be compensated for that.
She tells a moving story about milk at the grocery store that you don’t want to miss a little past mid way through the show.
Learn how she has “Moments of Happiness” throughout the day.
She Recommends Marie Forleo. B School Course.
The one thing she and her husband do that started for their kids and now gives them a new look on reading books.
She mentions a few traditional Russia dishes you must try.
www.kbDesign.org Based in Seattle and she specializes in Kitchen Design. Everything from moving a wall to improve foot traffic to cabinets, floors and everything in-between.
Show notes can be found at www.adoctorsperspective.net/76 here you can also find links to things mentioned.