What’s your one top tip for doing a deal? Prepare and pay attention to detail. What is your biggest indulgence? Travelling. What was your first job? Aside from selling colouring pages to friends and children in the neighbourhood at the age of 13 or 14 to make some pocket money, my first formal job was a filing clerk at Pep head office at the age of 17. Quite an experience, given that my mum was working at the same place but in the factory. She was so proud that I started with an "office job". Which phrase or word do you most overuse? "I love it." What or who is the greatest love of your life? My husband. I am very lucky to have him by my side. On what occasion do you lie? If a person says he or she has never lied in his or her life, it is quite possible that they are lying. If you could have dinner with any three people (alive or dead) who would they be? In no particular order: Carl Jung or Sigmund Freud, Michelle Obama, and the first person who sets foot on Mars. What do you regard...

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