Joel Nathan – People Profile
Friday, 4th December 2009 at 9:43 am
Joel Nathan OAM, Founder/Executive Chairman, Life goes on
Joel is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Life goes on, an organisation offering strategies and choices for the seriously ill and those who care for them.
How long have you been working in the Third Sector?
How did you end up here?
I wanted to share my life-threatening experiences and what I had researched in writing my second book to help the greatest number of people through the challenges of a serious illness
What is the best thing about working in the Third Sector?
What drew you to the Third Sector?
When I realised I could not counsel hundreds of people a day on my own
I consider my greatest achievement to be:
Helping my children grow
Favourite saying …
“The unexamined life is not worth living." (Socrates)
In life it’s important to…….
Laugh a lot
What are you reading/watching/listening to at the moment?
“Silence” by Sara Maitland
If you could be or do anything else, what would it be?
Fly like a falcon
If you could have dinner with 2 people from history, who would they be?
Adolf Hitler (to confront evil) and William Shakespeare (to face true genius)
What is one thing about you that few people know?
I was once a Quiz Kid
What inspires you?
Who inspires you?
Ralph Waldo Emerson and my childhood Zulu mentor