Q. What do you regret most?
A. I did not realize I could have a career I loved until I was almost 40.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Flying without equipment
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Creating the field of career coaching
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Over-sensitivity to criticism.
Q. What’s your best quality?
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I don't want to be someone else.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My wife says it is enthusiasm
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, and, of course, Sherlock Holmes
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Lawrence Olivier as Szell. "Is it safe?"
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. The Buddha "Now What?"
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Medieval thinking influencing our choices and future
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Film and food critic
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Integrity, creativity, liked by children and dogs
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. World-class bread and butter
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Changes every day. But Dylan and Beatles at toppermost