Man On The Street – Paul Larsen

Age: 29

Occupation: DIRECTOR OF SPROUT EVENTS

WHAT’S YOUR MORNING ROUTINE?

COFFEE! After that I try give myself a bit of time to relax before I get out the door and start my day.

WHAT’S THE TOP THREE THINGS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

#1 Have a wee family of my own

#2 Do a base jump

#3 Travel! Greece has always been an interest of mine

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR 20 YEAR-OLD SELF?

Enjoy yourself but keep focused on what’s important. Don’t let excuses get in the way.

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED?

Small rewards for milestones hit helps keep me on track for the bigger goals. Something like a weekend away helps refocus.

IF YOU DIDN’T NEED MONEY, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Live on an island and drink cocktails on the beach.

WHAT IS THE SECRET TO SUCCESS?

Who knows! I’m still working on it. It also depends what success means to you. Some people think its money, or assets. To me, having the ability to spend time with people without any stress, is being successful.

WHAT IS THE BEST BIT OF ADVICE, OR QUOTE, THAT RESONATES WITH YOU?

Work hard, play hard.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE RESTAURANT?

Bedford Soda & Liquor. Love the tatter tots and fried chicken!

WHAT IS THE SECRET OF LIVING A LONGER, MORE SUCCESSFUL LIFE?

Health is wealth. Look after yourself, stay focused on what’s important to you and you’ll eventually get where you want to be. Persistence is key.

WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL ALIVE?

Anything to get the heart pumping! Riding the motorbike, jumping out of a plane or BMXing through the bush.