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September 24, 2018

5-Minute-Interview: I was conned on River Road while new in Nairobi

I'm good at …………..making estimation or approximation, whether weight, length, time or age.

I'm very bad at……….being suspicious. I'm a strong believer in innocence until proven guilty

The last book I enjoyed reading is…….Maximize the Moment by TD Jakes.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is……I was conned on River Road when I was new in Nairobi.

A common misconception of me is……….I have a don’t care attitude because I don’t react quickly to things that others think are emergencies.

One of my worst childhood fears was…….being bullied by big boys at school. I did not have an elder brother to protect me.

My ideal night out is…………spending Valentine's night at the Villa Rosa Kempinsky.

In another life, I'd have been………..an eagle.

If I was a politician, I would………campaign on every platform against corruption, which is the greatest evil hindering our progress.

The best age to be is……..childhood. No worries about tomorrow.     

The best part of my job is…….receiving positive feedback from a satisfied customer upon exceeding expectations and setting new service standards.

My greatest regret is…….not being born during the biblical times when people used to live for centuries.

Living person I most admire……..Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and US President Barack Obama.

My greatest achievement is………successfully relocating from the diaspora with my family after a decade.

My favourite writer is………………Grace Ogot.

My greatest possession is…….my lovely family.

If I was to die in five minutes, my last words would be……..I have fought the good fight and I have finished the race.  

 

Samuel Mwangi is director, Finance and Administration at Top Quality Auto Ltd, one of only two Kenyan ISO-certified motor repair garages.

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