About Me sections always cause me problems. For one, I consider myself very much a work-in-progress so by the time you read this, Ive probably already changed and a lot of what youre reading may not be true <grin>
Besides, I grew up in a culture where it was considered really uncool to say more than two sentences about yourself. Otherwise, youd be accused of tooting your horn.
After racking my brains forever, I copped out and inserted excerpts from a brief interview that I gave a local rag some time ago
Q) What was your first
Q) What is your claim
Q) Who are your role
There are no absolute gods. But theres a smorgasbord of assorted individuals, portions of whose life or work I am fired up by: Sardar Patel, Alexis de Tocqueville, George Orwell, Bob Rubin, Richard Riordan, Bob Dylan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Milton Friedman, Warren Buffett, Bill Gross (of PIMCO, not Idealab).. The list could go on for a long time <LOL>
Q) What did you do
with your first ever salary/pay?
Q) Which is your
favorite book and why?
Q) Cmon, at least a
As for non-fiction I was quite taken with "Guns, Germs & Steel" by Jared Diamond. It's a great combination of intellectual rigor and lucid expression. And of course that old classic, Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville.
Q) How do you unwind?
What is it that you enjoy doing after and beside work?
Q) What else would you
be doing if you werent where you are now, professionally?
Q) If you had the
opportunity to meet a person, anybody, living or dead who would it be and