Adshel’s ‘Who is’ Ali Krzyszton?

Say hello to Ali Krzyszton (It’s a hard one to pronounce so we can go by Ali K) one of Adshel’s Group Sales Managers. As a fun way to get to know our Adshelians, we ask them 15 quick and quirky questions to get to know them. Here we go…

So, who is Ali?

  1. Name one thing on your bucket list.
    Compete internationally, within my sport. Horse Eventing.
    (Eventing is an equestrian sport, where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations (males and females on an even playing field) across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping)
  2. If you were to be famous, what would it be for?
    Being the author of a world famous coffee table book, utilising my hilarious puns (follow me on Facebook and you will get a daily dose of my Dad joke ‘humour’)
  3. What is one thing about you that tends to surprise people?
    I don’t seem to need a lot of sleep. I’m up most mornings at 3:30am to train/ride with my horse and i go to bed late-ish
  4. What’s your top nickname?
    Alicat and AliK (nobody can pronounce my last name so i get that quite often)
  5. You’ve got 3 wishes, what are they for?
    1. No more direct debits to come out of my account ever again
    2. The ability to sleep in on weekends
    3. A limitless budget to pursue the international horse-riding
  6. Favourite meal that you couldn’t go without?
    This is sad, but i’ve had the same lunch for about 4 years now: Tuna salad (has to be tuna fillets though, mixed lettuce, a good avocado and no dressing)
    I think i would really struggle to go without it
  7. Best restaurant that you’ve EVER been to around the globe?
    The Fat Duck was a highlight, although Quay is pretty darned amazing too!
  8. If you could live in a movie, what is it going to be?
    Any Mike Meyers movie, or Pulp Fiction
  9. What’s your go to TV series?
    How i met your mother… could watch it over and over again
  10. What was the first concert you ever went to?
    Silverchair (supported by Clouds) at the Royal Hall of Industries when i was 12
  11. Which word or phrase do you most overuse?
    Everything is OUTRAGEOUS
  12. What’s the best advice anyone has ever given you?
    – Do something every day , that makes you feel slightly uncomfortable (it’s the key to continuous self-learning)
    – Be eternally curious (ask questions)
    – Eat colourful food
    – Get a mentor &
    – Extract as much time as you can out of every day
  13. If your life was a book, what would it be called?
    Sleep Deprivation for Dummies: a guide to how to get 25 hours out of your day
  14. Cheesiest quote EVER, what is it?
    This too shall pass – Shakespeare
  15. If you had to choose from 2 months without your phone. or 2 years without your fave food, what would the choice be?
    2 months without my phone, that Tuna salad isn’t going to eat itself!

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