Dr. McKenna was asked about a trend that he finds very exciting right now. He said that the decline of smoking in America is a positive trend that he finds very exciting heading into the future. Only good things can happen when more people quite smoking and break their addiction.
Mark McKenna was also asked what is a habit of his that he believes makes him more productive as an entrepreneur. McKenna said that he is a voracious reader who reads a lot of books and other publications. All of the knowledge he gains from reading can then be applied to business and life. This is why Mark McKenna believes reading makes him productive in business.
Ideamensch asked Mark McKenna what was the worst job he had and what did learn from that experience. Dr. Mark McKenna said he was lucky in his employment. He never had to work for anybody and always worked for himself. One of his first jobs was as a doctor in his father’s practice and later he started investing in property.
Another key question asked of Dr. McKenna was if he had to start over, would is it that he would differently this time around. Dr. McKenna said that he would spend a lot more time trying to figure out what he was truly passionate about. Looking back, he says he may have rushed through a lot of things that he should not have. Dr. McKenna cites the example of him trying to complete medical school as quickly as possible. He says that its fine to move ahead slowly. An excellent word of advice from Mark McKenna is that speed without direction is useless and won’t really get you anywhere. Click here to know more about him.
A business question asked of Mark McKenna was what is a strategy that he believes has helped him grow his business. Dr. McKenna said surrounding himself with people that are smarter than he is has helped him tremendously in his business endeavors. Mark was then asked what software he uses in his line of work. He said that he uses Microsoft programs such as Excel and finds them very useful.