Q1: What gives you an involuntary smile when you think about it?
Amazing spaces and sensory experiences, and the feelings they generate.
Q2: What has had the most significant impact on you?
My sister suffered a brain hemorrhage when I was doing my HSC and she was only 15. This really showed me how quickly things can change and that every moment of life is irreplaceable.
Q3: Which place have you been to that has changed how you see the world?
Every place I travel to changes something in me. For example; New Zealand showed me amazing natural beauty, Japan introduced me to a whole other world of dynamic culture and Fiji showed me that you can live happily whilst living simply.
Q4: What’s a question you cannot answer?
What will happen tomorrow?
Q5: What irritates you the most?
People who are too lazy to seek and fulfill opportunity but who then whinge about life.
Q6: How has your definition of success evolved?
I’m starting to believe that true, lasting success tends to come slowly and as a result of a lot of hard work.
Q7: Who have you learned the most from?
My best friend.
Q8: When you see an aspiring entrepreneur that reminds you of yourself, what are they like?
Eager, hardworking, intelligent, idealistic and naive.
Q9: If you had one learning to impart to the world, what would it be?
Make the most of every minute and every opportunity.
Q10: What does it take for you to say ‘yes’?
“Hi, this is a good opportunity calling…”
How to contact Vanessa:
Phone: +61 2 8850 4977
Mobile/Cell Phone: +61 403 867 807
Email: vanessa @ forwardthinkingdesign.com.au