What is the best thing that I love about my work? The positive impact it has on people’s life
What is my idea of perfect happiness? A minimalist life of simple abundance; less stuff, more into people and travelling, embracing different cultures, serving-making a difference in the world, supporting communities, and the outdoors-being immerse in nature.
What is my greatest fear? Having gone through all I have gone through, I don’t have much fear, but one would be “dying with any regrets”
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I would have to say impatient
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Not directly in my field, but never the less a quintessential teacher: Oprah
What is my greatest extravagance? Walking a 60km Mountain trail Walk by myself last year (12 hours) for my 60th birthday
On what occasion would I lie? Like a plant with no water if I was not able to live my true authenticity
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Administration-paper work
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Speaking in front of groups of people about healthy lifestyle; where I most in “my flow”, like a conduit funneling information
If I could, what would I change about myself? Nothing! Otherwise it would mean I don’t totally accept myself; the good, the bad, etc
What is my greatest achievement in work? Opening a new business, in a new country where I knew no one, and did not know the language.
Where would I most like to live? Different parts of the world; I see myself combining work with travel for extensive periods of time.
What is my most treasured possession? Not a possession; my daughter Vanessa
What is my most marked characteristic? Appreciation of beauty and excellence both in nature and people
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? The mountain side of Los Cabos (even though I am a sea lover)
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? I have a few; freshness of food made with local ingredients, consistent-uncompromised brand with a story , great people-service
Who are my favorite writers? Michael Pollan, Jack Canfield, Brene Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert; most books I bought for the content not the author
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? My own play list; mixed of classical, latin, jazz and Buddhist chanting
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? I don’t read fiction, but in movies “the underdog”
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Oprah, Maya Angelou, and everyone who has surmounted huge challenges and use their wisdom and growth in the service of others
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Peaceful Warrior
What role plays art in my life and work? Art fuels my creativity and feeds my soul
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My girlfriend-soul sister Chantale. We have both gone through a lot of the same, and understand and support each other unconditionally
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? One of my projects: Teaching the “underserved”, my services paid by the people they serve.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? Oprah
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? Teaching the “underserved”.
Where can you see me or my work? You have a valuable platform where people who silently serve can be known; so they can do more
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? That you live your passion, in different manners as you advance in life, until your last breath; it’s not what you do…true passion lives inside of you; it’s “who you are”.