This month’s employee spotlight is Joey Lee. Joey was chosen for her positive attitude and willingness to help others. Take a look at what Joey has to say.
What is your personal philosophy?
Action is louder than words!
What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
Companionship. Loneliness can kill you. Emotional isolation is ranked as high a risk factor for mortality as smoking. A partial list of the physical diseases thought to be caused or exacerbated by loneliness would include Alzheimer’s, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and even cancer and tumors can metastasize faster in lonely people. (I can keep going!!)
What is the greatest challenge you have had to overcome in your life thus far?
After a couple of my surfing accidents from a few years ago and almost losing an eye from it, it took me a while to get back to surfing. I had to talk to myself a lot in the water and encourage myself. Sounds like a crazy person talking to herself but it worked!
What is the one thing you cannot resist?
Sushi (can I have more than one thing?), wings, and any outdoorsy activities.
Where is your favorite place to be?
Ocean and the mountains. Turn off your phone and enjoy the nature.
What is your favorite thing to do?
Hanging out with friends!
Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
Hawaii, that is where I learned how to surf and amazed that most people live off their land. They live a simple life. Ocean and beaches are their playground. You don’t need to hang out at the mall or expect presents from others. They are incredibly humble.
What does true leadership mean to you?
Respectful and stick to your words. Positive energy and able to help others and share their experiences. A true leader listens.
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Dietitian. I am a health nut, especially after finding out that my father and grandfather both had strokes and heart attacks, and my cousin passed away from brain cancer, I do believe that diet plays a big part in all diseases. It would be very rewarding to help someone to reverse a disease!
If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
Be a prosurfer! Surfing in different countries and meeting new people.
What are your three most overused words/phrases?
Tell us something that might surprise us about you.
I can eat a lot of wings. I mean A LOT!!!