Typical 24: Nadeem Zahid, Savvius
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Typical 24: Nadeem Zahid, Savvius

02-04-2018-nadeem-zahid-savvius

 

Name: NADEEM ZAHID

Job title: Sr. Director Business Development

Company: Savvius

Location: Walnut Creek, CA, USA

Years’ experience: 21

 

  1. What time do you reach the office each day?
    09:00 am
  2. Is your job varied?
    Yes
  3. Is your job creative?
    Yes
  4. What do you spend the majority of your time doing?
    Working on new business opportunities directly and through partnerships
  5. Do you personalize your desk?
    No
  6. Would you describe yourself as creative?
    Yes
  7. Do you have any quirky daily rituals?
    No
  8. Do you tend to work on your own or with colleagues?
    Both
  9. How many hours on average do you work a day?
    12
  10. Roughly how much time do you spend each day on email? Taking calls? In meetings?
    4
  11. Do you use social media much for work?
    Yes
  12. What do you enjoy most about your work?
    C-suite interface. Ability to influence direction and new ideas
  13. What type of music (if any) do you listen to at work?
    None
  14. What do you do for lunch?
    Bring from home
  15. Do you socialize with work colleagues?
    Yes
  16. Are there any tasks (through your career) you’ve been especially glad to get rid of? Yes, software programming and testing
  17. What is your last task of your day?
    Browsing social media
  18. How do you like to relax after work?
    Playing with kids, watching a movie
  19. Do you keep checking email through the evening?
    Yes
  20. Do you take work projects home with you?
    Yes
  21. What would you say to your 20-year old self?
    You have worked very hard, but the ROI has not been much in terms of career or financial growth. Think where you are going.
  22. If you could try out any job for a day, what would you choose?
    Teach or Aviation
  23. What device did you use to answer these questions?
    Brain and a Laptop
  24. Do you use your own personal device for work?
    No

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