Today, we’re talking to The Mind Mentor, aka Martin Grosvenor, author of The Little Book Of Awesomeness. Martin’s helping the world get mentally fitter and healthier through The Art Of Fuseboo. Where do we sign?
#1. So, what’s your favourite word?
#2. Awesome. What gets you up in the morning?
My desire to improve mental health.
#3. What do you truly, honestly think of social media?
Twitter, brilliant. Facebook, necessary evil!
#4. Kindles or books?
Books all day long.
#5. *All day long*. What do you think is the biggest challenge to your industry right now?
A lack of education.
#6. What did you want to be when you were growing up?
#7. Just call him Evel Knievel. What led you to your current career?
A nervous breakdown.
#8. Can you use your favourite word in a sentence?
Helping others is awesome.
#9. Now can you make it rhyme?
#10. Go on, we dare you. What advice would you give to your younger self?
Choices are neither right nor wrong; they are just choices
#11. What’s the best thing anyone’s ever done for you?
Nominating me for five healthcare awards.
#12. Hi-5. Tell us, what’s been your ‘career-defining’ moment?
Having a complete mental and physical breakdown.
#13. If you won a big award of some kind, who would you thank?
My wife and kids, parents and most importantly my dog
#14. A man’s best friend. Can you give us a timesaver of the day?
Set the espresso machine ready before you go to bed
#15. Where do you see your industry in 24 months?
More mainstream with Government help!
#16. One can but dream. Where were you 24 months ago?
Scratching my head asking, “How can I help others with this?”
#17. What’s an interesting fact about your company?
I’ve had recognition from Theresa May and the Duchess of Cambridge.
#18. If you could have a 24-minute Skype chat with anyone, living or dead, who would it be?
12 minutes with Homer Simpson and 12 minutes with my kids to tell them I miss and love them and I’d spoken to Homer Simpson 🙂
#19. Multitasker. What’s one word you’d want people to describe you with?
I cheated and asked my colleagues, they said “Inspirational”
#20. Cheeky. Would you mind taking a selfie for us?
#21. What’s your favourite Twitter handle or social media campaign?
Six word stories on Twitter.
#22. What’s one quote that defines your work ethic?
Optimism is a happiness magnet.
#23. What’s been the best part of your day?
#24. Finally, anything to plug?
Yup, my book, The Little Book of Awesomeness. I’m not going to say too much apart from some people find it inspirational, some motivational, others spiritual or maybe it’s just a good story….. I’ll let you decide 🙂