My fair lady

I met Natalia the very first day I came to Surgut.

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Andrey and I were sitting in the restaurant and having dinner after 3 meeting that we had and I was exhausted but Andrey insisted that we should go and meet one more person.

He said: ‘she’s the only one who helps the craftsman here’, so I had to go. 34 year old businesswoman and a single mother of 11 year old daughter, Natalia Kikor has enough passion and love to share it with everyone who enters her office.

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Not only she was the highlight of that day but also became my close friend and the highlight of the whole Surgut trip.

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We didnt say goodbye as I’m sure we’ll meet again and it’s gonna be very soon.

About Siberia:

I came to Surgut for a work trip 14 years ago and still cant leave. The Northern land attracts you with it’s possibilities and challenges you at the same time. I’m not gonna leave before I create something important here.

About business:

I created my business because of fear; the fear of having no money when I was left without work, the fear of not being able to create something. Some people start the business thanks to the opportunities they have in life. I started mine in spite of not having them.

Many smart books tell you to write a business plan before going into business. It’s all nonsense. If I ever had a business plan I would have never succeeded.

About life:

After the car crash I was paralyzed. I thought that I would never be able to walk and wanted to commit a suicide. Now when I have some problems in business or in personal life I always look back and remember that moment in the hospital room and realize that there’s nothing impossible if I got the strength to move on at that time.

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Natalia is that one rare person in whom beauty wisdom and kindness meet.

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