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A format I put together when I was interviewing for my current position (Executive Director of a national non-profit)....

A format I put together when I was interviewing for my current position (Executive Director of a national non-profit).

I wanted to give them an idea of who I am, and what makes me tick, by telling them five things about five things (where I grew up, my family, my early career aspirations, my career to date, and what I'm passionate about) about me.

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    • Five Things About Five Things About Robert Ford
    • } Glumangate Chesterfield ‘Chester’ = Roman Knifsmithgate Viking England Saltergate
    • Oldest Market in England *
    • Close to Sherwood Forest, Legendary Home of Robin Hood
    • Robert Stephenson Father of the ‘modern’ steam locomotive Lived, Died & Buried in Chesterfield
    • St. Lawrence Church North Wingfield
    • Something to smile about
    • The  Ford  Boys
    • A happy childhood (but not too sure about the monkey)
    • My daughter, Hannah
    • My wife, Riza So perfect for me, I (accidentally)  married her twice
    • First, I wanted to be  an astronaut
    • Astronaut My first career  OR dilemma: Hippy?
    • Next, I wanted to be a teacher
    • Closely followed by scientist
    • Career  dilemma  #2: Scientist OR Actor?
    • “I just want to say  one word to you ‐‐ “Plastics” just one word” Computers
    • Solving business problems using  Information Technology (IT) led me  to become fascinated by business
    • In 1995, I heeded the call: “Go West, Young  Man”
    • Corporate America taught me a lot, but at  times it felt like I was going around in circles
    • I love food
    • I love to experience new places
    • I love to read (and write)  
    • I love music (particularly live music) 
    • I’m passionate about giving back… … and putting smiles on young faces like these.