Our brand new series of random questions that dig a little deeper into the minds of the people holding the mic.

What is your favorite virtue? Service

Favorite guilty pleasure? Chocolate

What does transparency mean to you? Transparency is sharing context for decisions that are made

Favorite cliche corporate stock photo? (Pensive around the conference table is a personal fave) Oh, it’s the aerial shot of the team all looking up

What phrase do you find yourself repeating all too often? Always wanting to find out why things work…the question of WHY.  OR…Sorry I’m late

What’s your favorite song? Together is Better by Aloe Blacc

What keeps you grounded? My team, my sister, and those close to me

Who or what inspires you? Those who devote their lives to a life of service  

Is there such a thing as too much Why? Is that a trick question?

What is your biggest pet peeve? People who take up two parking spaces.

How does the value of the Why vary from generation to generation? No

Who is your favorite author? Tom Clancy

Favorite city (probably San Diego)? New York!  DUH!

Huge thanks to Simon for playing along with us on this. His new book, Together Is Better, is available now and he will be signing copies on Friday after his talk. We’re excited to hang out with everyone on Friday and can’t wait to share this month’s theme of ‘Transparency’ with you!