Five-minute interview: Alexia Mizzi, Integra4Notes

MicroScope puts its questions to Alexia Mizzi, sales and partner manager at Integra4Notes

MicroScope puts its questions to Alexia Mizzi, sales and partner manager at Integra4Notes

What have you got in your pockets?
Nothing at the moment - no pockets.

Who would you most like to have a date with?
If I could, I would have a date with Prison Break star Wentworth Miller.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
From the first time I saw a swimming race on TV, I thought I would be a swimming coach. I still think it would be great to have such a job - although one would need to invest in loads of sunblock.

How did you get into the IT industry?
I decided I needed a change as I had been doing the same thing for a number of years. I guess I was lucky because the IT industry can be great fun and is very interesting. I am surrounded by humble people and clients, which is rare in some industries.

What is your favorite chat-up line?
It's a cheesy one - You remind me of a parking ticket, because you have fine written all over you.

What do you do to relax?
I find that going to the gym is a good relaxing therapy. Ironically, so is cooking.

What is your favorite song and why?
Wish you were here by Pink Floyd - I just cannot get enough of it. When David Gilmour released his version of the song I had just started junior college, and those were great times to remember.

What is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you?
I went to a Christmas panto and was asked to go on stage and dance to a ridiculous song. My work mates were also present.

Where is your favorite place?
On a beach soaking up the sun.

What is your favorite joke?
I cannot think of any clean jokes.

If you had a dinner party and could invite anyone, dead or alive, who would you invite and why?
I would invite my (late) dad so that all my friends and my boyfriend could finally meet a great guy. I wouldn't mind having Freddy Mercury join us either.

If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?
I would give some to charity, pay off my house loan and organize one hell of a party for all the people I know it would be nice to have it in Hawaii.

If you could make a voodoo doll of someone, who would it be?
I have never thought about this. I used to dislike one of my bosses when I worked in Belgium - I'm not sure I would go to such an extreme, but if I had to, there is no one better/worse I can think of.

Is there life after death?
Yes, I would like to believe that there is.

What is the most daring thing you have ever done?
I once shaved all my hair - never again.

What is your best quality?
I can take criticism and very often follow suggestions others give me.

What is your most annoying habit?
I am a bit of a perfectionist. I like things to be straight - papers, utensils in their own drawer, etc.

What most annoys you?
Being woken up early at the weekend by workmen up the street. I also get annoyed by people driving at 40km/hour in the fast lane.

Who is your biggest hero/heroine?
My parents, who had to keep up with me and my brother and sister, and all the mischief we brought along the way. I'm not sure how they did that. I can't picture myself bringing my children up the same way they did.

How would you like to die and what would you choose as your epitaph?
I would like to be very old and go in my sleep. My epitaph would be: Hope to see you again one day.



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