A TEDxColumbus interview with Speaker Curt Moody, founder and CEO of the architecture firm Moody Nolan
TEDxColumbus: Can you tell us a little about yourself?
CM: I strongly believe that more is accomplished through
working together and utilizing the talents of others rather than only using your own.
TEDxColumbus: What do others consider to be the most surprising thing about you?
CM: Nothing surprising.
TEDxColumbus: Then can we ask, not even the fact that you played basketball at OSU? And designed the Value City Arena?
CM: Of course, you can ask that question.
TEDxColumbus: What inspired your interest in TEDxColumbus?
CM: The broad audience that attends and the coverage that it has received.
TEDxColumbus: What are you most looking forward to as a TEDxColumbus speaker?
CM: Exposing others to the possibilities that we all can contribute no matter what our position in life.
TEDxColumbus: What previous TED or TEDxColumbus talk was/is most meaningful for you?
CM: Jeanne Gang, Building communities through architecture
TEDxColumbus: Why would you encourage others to attend TEDxColumbus?
CM: To learn.
TEDxColumbus: What inspires you about the future of Columbus?
CM: The city is in a position for continuous growth in a positive way.
TEDxColumbus: If you could give advice to yourself as a high school student, what would it be?
TEDxColumbus: How did you select your career choice?
CM: I understood in the 7th grade what I wanted to do as a career.
TEDxColumbus: Who do you consider to be a mentor? Or who inspires you?
CM: Lewis Smoot Sr., Chairman and CEO of Smoot Construction
TEDxColumbus: What is your favorite book and why?
CM: The Bible- it strengthens me in the possibilities of what I can “achieve”.
And just for fun:
TEDxColumbus: Dog or Cat
TEDxColumbus: Netflix or Theater
TEDxColumbus: Form or Function
TEDxColumbus: Beach or Mountains
TEDxColumbus: Big Party or Small Gathering
CM: Small Gathering
TEDxColumbus: Train or Plane