We ask the tough questions
You’ve got a free half hour during your work day. What do you do?
Walk my dog, with my wife too if she is available.
Who, or what, is your biggest inspiration?
From above, my saviour Lord Jesus Christ.
What's the biggest thing you've learnt this year?
To rely on God more than yourself.
What's the best bit of feedback you've ever had?
One person told me they wish they had met me earlier.
What’s your proudest moment?
When someone asked me to develop an application, which I had never done before, and it worked almost straight away.
What’s your number one stress relief tactic (keep it clean!)?
Having a glass of red, a hot bath and meditating.
What’s the one resource you’d never be without?
What’s the biggest challenge you face at work?
Learning to get away from my desktop computer.
What would be your advice to aspiring soloists?
Just go for your dream or vision, if you have one.
What do you love most about running your own business?
You can decide when to work, on what and how.
If you could pick anyone to be your personal assistant, who would it be and why?
If I could clone myself, it would be me.
If you could improve one thing about your work, what would it be?
Exercise more and sit in front of the computer less.
How would you describe yourself in three adjectives?
Optimistic, persevering, blessed.
Do you prefer crosswords, logic puzzles or neither?
Logic puzzles. I even wrote an application to solve a puzzle with 94 billion combinations in 1 second.
And now comes the plug!
What do you do? Who for? And how does it benefit them?
Richard Lin is an IT consultant and the boss of iParaV Pty Ltd, a business dealing with cloud business management.
And where can we find out more?
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