5 MINUTES WITH...

Name:   Steve Gilbert  Company:   Get Parked  Board Role:   Strategic Alliance Chair

Name:
Steve Gilbert
Company:
Get Parked
Board Role:
Strategic Alliance Chair

1. Proudest achievement: Building this business from scratch with no starting capital to a customer base of over 900 full time parkers per month.

2. Single hardest thing about being an entrepreneur? Others struggle to understand the depth of your journey.

3. Are you a big picture or detail driven person? I’m big picture driven - love to look at what’s possible and go for it.

4. What other career path could you have chosen? Looking back at my younger self I was a telecommunications engineer and a real estate agent but my experience and choices led me here.

5. First department you outsourced? Bookkeeping (Don’t know how I did it myself for so long)

6. Best piece of advice to yell a younger you? Eyes open - opportunity is everywhere and often in strange places.

7. Words you live by? No point stressing today - tomorrow will come soon enough.

8. Secret skill (that’s no longer secret)? I’m a handy renovator.

9. What makes you tick? Movement. Adventure. Challenge.

10. Favourite book? The Kingkiller Chronicles (Patrick Rothfuss)

11. Tell us a short (polite) joke? Knock knock. Who’s there? Hula. Hula Who? ‘peh’. (Likely better spoken than written - ask me next time you see me)…