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September 25, 2018

5-minutes-interview: Don't let the odds keep you from following your heart

Esther Odhiambo
Esther Odhiambo

I’m good at………..learning new stuff quickly and motivating the people around me.

I’m very bad at………eating in portions. I love to eat.

The last books I enjoyed reading are……………..The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is…………my daughter Patricia Joy. It was a pleasant surprise.

A common misconception of me is…………I am an introvert. On the contrary am very outgoing and talkative.

One of my worst childhood fears was……….spiders.

My ideal night out is……………..on a hot air balloon staring at the stars twinkling above me.

In another life I’d have been………an actress.

If I was a politician, I would……..not steal public funds and develop this country for heaven’s sake.

The best age to be……..25.

The best part of my job……..debugging errors and offering quick and easy solutions to clients

My greatest regret………not staying in touch with some good friends from my childhood and youth.

Historical figure I most identify with……….Martin Luther King Jr.

Living person I most admire……Julie Gichuru.

My greatest achievement…….completing my degree and required certifications. Also taking part in the first ever Literary Vignettes from Kenyan Women, Volume 1: Fresh Paint.

My favourite writer is……….Maya Angelou.

My lowest point of misery was………when grandpa passed away.

My greatest possession is……..having a clear picture of who I am.

If I was to die in five minutes, my last words would be………..Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

 

Esther Odhiambo is a systems consultant.

 

 

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