Man On The Street: Michael Friis

Age: 46
Occupation: Sales Leadership Consultant and Web Entrepreneur

What’s your morning routine?

Get the kids to school, go to the gym, have breakfast, make a list, start work.

What are the top three things on your bucket list?

Be a grandfather, travel the world, with and without my children, make a bucket list.

What advice would you give your 20 year-old self?

Go do some personal development.

How do you stay motivated?

Focus on the future I want to create and do what I need to create it.

If you didn’t need money, what would you do?

What I do now; blend of work, family, adventure and business.

What is the secret to success?

Hard work, curiosity and kindness.

What is the worst mistake you’ve made and how did you fix it?

Didn’t consider planning for the future in my 20’s, fixed it by working harder and smarter in my 30’s and 40’s

What is your advice for people to fund their dream?

Easy! Stop buying smashed avocado on toast.

What is the best bit of advice, or quote, that resonates with you?

S**t happens, suffering’s optional.

What’s your favorite restaurant?

Cibo in Parnell.

How do you keep up to date with current affairs?

Flipboard and M2.

What is the secret of living a longer, more successful life?

Eat clean, exercise, love someone, keep learning.

What makes you feel alive?

Danger, speed and the thrill of a new adventure.