Monday, April 9, 2018

Business Heroes



The five Directors of Unfiltered answered seven questions last week on their business influences.  Taking a leaf from My Food Bag’s approach of employees choosing a favourite food to add to their name, we added the name of our business hero to our own monikers.  Why not try it too?

Kevin Quant Roberts
Biggest inspiration in business: Mary Quant and Peter Drucker
Most transformative business book ever: In Search of Excellence by Robert H. Waterman Jr. and Tom Peters
Favorite brand: Restoration Hardware
Favorite Kiwi company: My Food Bag
Favorite piece of technology right now: Mont Blanc LeGrand Rollerball
The app I use the most: iTunes
My macro focus for 2018 in one word: Optimism

Rob Clicquot Fyfe
Biggest inspiration in business: Madame Clicquot
Most transformative business book ever: Managing by Storying Around by David Armstrong
Favorite brand: Dsquared2
Favorite Kiwi company: Air New Zealand
Favorite piece of technology right now: my iPhone 7 (old-school)
The app I use the most: Snapchat … to keep connected to my kids. Spotify is a close second!
My macro focus for 2018 in one word: Adventure

Brian Musk Wong
Biggest inspiration in business: Elon Musk and Denise Pickett
Most transformative business book ever: Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
Favorite brand: Bally
Favorite Kiwi company: Unfiltered
Favorite piece of technology right now: My new dive computer
The app I use the most: Tinder; Perdoo
My macro focus for 2018 in one word: Zen

Jake Hughes Millar
Biggest inspiration in business: Howard Hughes or Oprah Winfrey
Most transformative business book ever: Losing My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson
Favorite brand: Gucci
Favorite Kiwi company: The French Cafe (and ZURU)
Favorite piece of technology right now: Huawei Mate 10 Pro
The app I use the most: ...the new Unfiltered App, of course! Closely followed by WhatsApp and Gmail (sad reality!)
My macro focus for 2018 in one word: Execution

Yuuki Simons Ogino
Biggest inspiration in business: James Simons or Marissa Mayer
Most transformative business book ever: Steve Jobs: Walter Isaacson
Favorite brand: Lamborghini
Favorite Kiwi company: Martin Jetpack
Favorite piece of technology right now: Bragi The Dash
The app I use the most: UBER
My macro focus for 2018 in one word: Focus

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