Norman Maratu [normandroffs]
What is your profession? What is your title printed on your business card?
What did you study and why did you choose to study that field?
Creativity as well as enteraiment
What is expected of you in your job, and how do you accomplish it?
Music is an art with no limits
What links do you have on the Internet: website, blog, social networks?
Are you satisfied with the education that you received?
Yes to an extent
In which areas have you thought of building upon your education?
Music and Multimedia
In which tasks are you good at, and in which could you better yourself?
Good in playing guitar and live shows.
Do you usually attended seminars or coursework to advance your professional work or would you consider yourself a more self-taught person?
I am more self-taught person?
When did you realise that your work was being considered important and that it could possibly take you places?
No, I did'nt you are the first conact I have had
Who have been the most influential people in your career?
Rock bands like the Beatles/Rolling stones/Led Zeppelin and Soul Msic artists. eg James Brown
With which types of persons do you feel you work well with as a team?
Musicians and sportsman
Which goals have you focused on in your professional career?
I want to be famous and make money out of music
Which publications associated with your field do you regularly read?
Guitarman amd much music videos.
Which languages do you speak, and how have you learned them?
I speak Shona which is my mother language and also speak English as a second language
Do you have a website or blog? How was the process in making it? Does it accomplish the purpose for which it was created?
No, I dont have any yet.
How do you feel about speaking in front of an audience? What experience have you had in this arena?
I have no problem with that but other people might not understand my accent
Do you attend cocktail parties, presentations, fairs or conventions related to your profession?
Sometimes when invited but its been a long time
Have you explored the social networks for professionals online? Are you member of any of them?
Yes. I am a member of AW4416 forum for Home recording.This where you get more information about recording using the Yamaha AW4416 Professional Audio Workstation
How are you different from others in your professional sector?
I have no sponsor to improve and I have no money no home
How is the Interent changing the way you work?
Its helping when it comes to getting the tools that I need to use
Do you do telecommuting?
Yes, and also work in acall center
Do you feel your hobbies serve to elevate your career?
Do your hobbies aide in professional networking?
Would you relenquish some of your income in exchange for more free time?
yes. I need to work on my music
What are the things you least like about your job?
My present job I don't like it. My music is my life ad thats what I want.
Besides your current profession, what other things would you have liked to have been?
I am a Computer Technician and that could be my second profession if i could to a Technical college.University
What is the most important thing you have learned from experience?
Discipline and self respect as well as respecting other people's feelings. I am a good listener
When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Save some excpetions, do you believe professional and personal relationships should not be mixed?
Relationships should not be mixed b'cause they come with different ideas
List any credits, publications, competitions, etc.
Used to play in Rock festivals back home and had been chosen as one of the best bands both in peformance and intertainment
New and Old Testament
How do you handle customer complaints?
I listen,empathiseand help cust. accordingly if can but if can't imake sure that cust. refered to the right persin to deal with the customer complaints
Someone wants to ask for a pay rise and they ask you for advice in how to approach the matter with their boss. What do you tell them?
I woul tell them to maje an appointment.
What do you do to manage stress?
Sing a song
What are the most common mistakes clients make when they judge your work?
They thinkthat they can do better or someone they is.
Welland ON. Canada