22 personal questions for Albert Speer
Life is risk
Curiosity and impatience
A natural gift I would like to have:
... my profession, my hobby, and a challenge.
When I get to the office on Monday morning...
... I’m glad of cheerful colleagues.
I value my colleagues’/partners’ ...
... initiative, creativity, and reliability.
... I enjoy doing nothing, skiing and the peace and quiet on my skiff in the morning mist.
When I stroll through Frankfurt ...
... I feel at home.
... home-made linguine with home-made pesto.
... is my advisor and has been married to me for 40 years, although none of our friends and acquaintances thought we would stay together so long.
What makes me angry is ...
... Stupidity and unreliability.
I earned my first money...
... as a carpenter’s apprentice.
The most expensive acquisition in my life:
An Eames Chair, with my first money as a salaried employee
... at a concert conducted by Mariss Jansons.
Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 9
It really drives me crazy, ...
... when people talk rubbish.
... when I change my plans on the spur of the moment.
... to leave.
When I get on a plane, ...
... I’m glad if the seat next to me remains empty.
I never travel without ..
... my pill box with a inlaid silver drachma coin dating from 450 BC depicting an owl.
... my firm has developed – the international team and its success stories.
... gladly to new destinations.