LUBA RASCHEFF PHOTOGRAPHY

I am pleased to announce the launch of LUBA RASCHEFF PHOTOGRAPHY. Here you can follow my latest discoveries, mostly in Toronto, Ontario, the city of my birth. Yorkville I enjoy discovering beauty in artistic niches, and bursts of vivid colors ‘imported’ from mysterious and exotic foreign lands. Special effects and filters are part of my…

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Undercover: Tina Lee at Work

I watched an episode on the “W Network” concerning T & T Supermarket, Canada’s largest Asian supermarket, in which Tina Lee, T & T’s Strategy & Operations Executive Director, goes undercover in order to find out what’s really happening on the “front lines” where customers interact with employees. Tina rationalized that many dynasties in China…

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Fortitude

Fortitude has to do with facing pain or adversity courageously through endurance. Light at the end of the tunnel When we face difficult or challenging circumstances, we can become discouraged and think, When will this end?  The truth, however, is that nothing lasts forever.  There is light at the end of the tunnel. Don’t give…

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The Story of Iannis V.

Writers are storytellers. As I thought about a story to tell you, I settled on the story of Iannis V. *, a rich and influential Greek businessman.  I thought about him because he made an impact on me. Even though Iannis owns over thirty homes, he mostly lives in two, one of which is a…

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Crossing the Threshold of Excellence

If you’re like me, you place much emphasis on excelling through excellence.  You are meticulous, articulate, focused and aim at succeeding in all of your endeavors. Stand out What is that special quality that enables one to stand out in a crowd without resorting to inappropriate methods? Impeccability Do you behave the same way at…

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How I Ran a Successful Real Estate Business

What has it been like directing a real estate business in Sofia, Bulgaria for the past decade? Problems I remember when one of my clients, a bank director, called me one evening and said he had no electricity and had to use a candle to see.  It turned out he had never paid his electric…

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