https://www.forbes.com/sites/remyblumenfeld/2019/08/18/8-top-networking-questions-from-harvard-business-review/

1. What excites you right now? Eg profound experience, new book, upcoming vacation, etc.

2. What are you looking forward to?

3. What’s the best thing that happened to you this year?

4. Where did you grow up?

5. What do you do for fun?

6. Who is your favorite superhero?

7. Is there a charitable cause you support?

8. What’s the most important thing I should know about you?


Thought I’d take a stab at least the first two questions for now.

1. What excites you right now?

  • Seeing nesting purple martins
  • Figuring out my purpose in life
  • Bicycle trip in the Andes with Chris
  • Going to Southeastern Arizona for a birding trip
  • Taking an ornithology class at CSU
  • Having a small party at our house
  • Traveling to see the 2024 solar eclipse?
  • Having some sort of competition planned
  • Being in a band and being proud of my bass skills
  • Reading one new book every month
  • Verkehr mit ein ander or schäkern mit ein ander
  • Verkehr mit film und hochschuhe
  • Having a logbook of planned vacations
  • Traveling to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the Grand Tetons
  • Learning every bird call in the United States
  • Visiting the Italian Rivierra, the Greek Islands, Hawaiian Islands, hiked more of the Alps
  • Being involved in a rock band
  • Building something at home (birdhouse, furniture, etc.)
  • Bicycling across the United States or by motorcycle
  • Helping complete a bluebird trail across Colorado
  • Learning how to cook a handful of healthy dishes very well
  • Hike the Grand Canyon
  • Master a few fancy dinner recipes
  • Owning a 5 string bass
  • Taking a class on synthesized music production

2. What are you looking forward to?

  • Going anywhere new
  • Taking another international vacation sans kids, ideally with Chris
  • Going snorkeling near a coral reef
  • Renting or buying a camper
  • Spending more time with friends in community
  • I have open sourced a project
  • Attending the next MS Ignite in Orlando
  • Having a fully recuperated back, having done yoga regularly to help achieve it
  • Having a standing desk
  • Owning an RV or pop up camper with a bathroom
  • Owning two newer vehicles that I didn’t pay much for
  • Having my next trip planned
  • Going to Sante Fe
  • Getting Kelly to like exercising more
  • Golfing somewhere new at least once a year