BUSINESS PROFILE: Q&A Violet Taylor
Name: Violet Taylor
Position: Managing Director
Company: Phoenix Architectural Woodwork Company
Q. What do you do to relax?
A. I love driving out to the country side to view nature in all its glory and splendor. I also enjoy listening to music… Jazz and classical are my favourites.
Q. What is your greatest indulgence?
A. My collection of music from different composers, collecting miniature liquors and liqueurs from around the world.
Q. What is the best purchase you have ever made?
A. My Home
Q. What is your favourite piece of technology?
A. My Computer, monitoring new technologies in the woodwork industry.
Q. What is the best book you’ve ever read?
A. “How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, and The Power of the Subconscious Mind, By Joseph Murphy PhD.
Q. What was your first job?
A. My first job was as a book-keeper.
Q. Do you remember your first boss?
A. Yes, John Ludford. On seeing my potential, he gave me room to grow and supported me in my other business ventures.
Q. You ever been sacked?
Q. Who do you most admire?
A. Fidel Castro. His implementation of disciple, and how he educated his people.
Q. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A.”Have a dream and work toward accomplish that dream.” This was true for me. I learnt to rise above the ashes. Hence the name of my company is Phoenix.
Q. What do you love about your current job?
A. Interacting with my customers and seeing their satisfaction.
Q. What do you find difficult?
A. Confrontation and aggression.
Q. What haven’t you done that you want to do?
A. Spending more time with my friends, taking them on a drive to the country.
Q. What has been the proudest moment in your career?
A. When I won the contract to manufacture the joinery and furniture for Jamaica’s House of Parliament, Gordon House.
END NOTE: Violet Taylor has been in the woodwork manufacturing business for over 20 year. Phoenix Architecture company operates as a distributor for a number of overseas companies, for the supply of operable partitions such as glass partitions, accordion folding doors and portable walls, to name a few.
Ms. Taylor can be contacted at 876-9221042, 922-0192; firstname.lastname@example.org