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November 19, 2018

Five minutes – I got a senior hotel manager's job in my 30s

I’m good at..............planning and administration.

I’m very bad at...............................being patient. I like doing things very fast.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is..........getting a promotion at my current workplace in Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret town.

A common misconception of me is..............I am a Luo.

One of your worst childhood fears was............caterpillars.

My ideal night out is.........................going out for dinner and relaxing, listening to cool music with my family.

In another life I’d have been......................still the same working in the hospitality industry.

If I was a politician, I would..................put the interest of the people before my own.

The best age to be is.......................40.

My greatest regret is...............None. I believe that everything happens for a reason.

The best part of my job is.....................when I entertain a group of guests and they are pleased with my services.

Historical figure I most identify with...................anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Living person I most admire....................my mother Magdalene Kirior.

My greatest achievement is.....................being given a job in a senior management position in my 30s.

My favourite writer is......................Dr Ben Carson.

My lowest point of misery was......................when I lost a good friend last year.

My greatest possession is.........................my family.

If I was to die in five minutes, my last words would be...................................I’m grateful for the time I have lived.

Joyce Kirior is the assistant manager of Sirkiwa Hotel in Eldoret town.

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