SVP staffer, Andy Valdez-Pape recently sat down with our office’s newest resident: Svipee. He was reticent at first, but Andy won him over. Find out Svipee’s travel plans, favorite book as a hatchling and his thoughts on agenda-less meetings.
“Try to be like the turtle – At ease in your own shell” Bill Copeland
Next On Your List of Travel Destinations
I recently traveled to Lisa’s SVP Seattle office, then I traveled to SVP Seattle’s Green Conference room and most recently I traveled to SVP Seattle’s Yellow conference room. I’m looking forward to seeing other conference rooms. I’m a fan of sitting and basking on my shelf — I’ll probably travel there next.
Behold the turtle. He makes only progress when he sticks his neck out.
Things That Give You the Wiggins
Meetings with no agenda, I get to sit in on a lot of meetings living in a conference room. Meetings without an agenda unsettle me … deeply.
Actor Who would Play you in a made-for-TV Movie
Paul Giamatti, that guy has been in everything!
Turtle Rhapsody from the 1990 classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. That’s my jam! Turtle Power!
Kitchen Appliance You Can’t Live Without
Sous Vide – I’m a foodie! Plus, Mike keeps talking about his and I’m just green with envy.
Favorite Book as a Hatchling
Adventures of Frog and Toad
First Dance Move
The Turtle — it’s a breakdance move, look it up!
Svipee holds regular office hours in the Yellow Conference Room if you’d like to discuss meeting improvement strategies.