1. I see 80% of The Matrix movie as a documentary.
  2. I’m afraid of heights and freaked out on the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower.
  3. I’ve been a vegetarian for decades.
  4. I built two fully-funded business schools when I was a HS educator and College adjunct.
  5. I served as the State Representative for vocational education in Oregon.
  6. I learned how to ride motorcycles on a friend’s custom $15,000 Ducati Monster. (That was stressful and fun.)
  7. I’m a proud Native Oregonian.
  8. I went to Junior College because of bad grades. In college, I never dipped below a 3.5 GPA.
  9. I taught myself Brand Journalism and created an entire company from that.
  10. Ninety-five percent of my clothes are one color to keep things simple.
  11. I failed my first business and what I learned was better (and cheaper) than an MBA.
  12. I was once the youngest Medical Center Director in the USA and the only one without an MD degree.
  13. I’ve had Lasik surgery and I still wear eyeglasses.
  14. I coin phrases no one uses like, “techonomic colonialism” and “return on Article spend” (ROAS).