Joe Novella

Joe Novella - Males Unmasked

Joe Novella charming, with eyes and a smile that make you like him instantly. As Hewlett Packard's IT Consulting Manager, Joe has always dreamed of being a writer and film director. His first book Pepe and Poppy, captures all the humour and challenges created when an Italian boy from Avondale Heights falls in love with a good Greek girl from Coburg. Set in the 80's, Pepe & Poppy will give you flashbacks to white suits, leather ties and Duran Duran. Joe's first book Pepe & Poppy is available at all good book shops or from the web at Pepe & Poppy will also give you great insight into the kind heart of Joe Novella....

Your Full Name: Giuseppe (Joe) Novella
Starsign: Pisces
Your ideal woman/partner: Someone who lets me be myself
Describe the perfect date: No words, sunset on a yacht, flagon of Uncle Dicks homemade wine, fresh seafood, warm breeze, naked as jaybirds
Big Boobs or a big heart? Big appetite.
What makes you laugh? Wrestling and heavy metal bands
What makes you cry? Charlotte' s Web and Lassie movies
Who's your best friend? Got a few.
Are you a Pub, Bar or Club kind of guy? Pub
What is your dream car? My beat up 1983 Ford
Can you tell us 5 things required for a happy healthy & enjoyable life?

1) Passion for something, anything
2) Travelling and learning about different cultures
3) Exercise
4) Learning the pleasure of giving of yourself to others
5) Stop, watch, listen, reflect and enjoy your surroundings

What do you like to do when you're all alone?

I.T Consulting Manager (part time writer)

Hewlett Packard

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Writer/film director

How did you get to where you are today?
Worked hard and respected my mother

Have your career expectations changed along the way?
Nope, although I did dream of being a pro soccer player till I got to Uni and discovered Beer and girls.

What is a fun aspect of your job?
Working with people.

What is the worst aspect of your job?
Working with people who treat people without respect

What is the best advice given to you?
Always be yourself

Can you name anyone in particular who has played an integral along the road to your success?

Have you ever had a mentor or still have one now?

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Writing books somewhere hot and near the ocean

What is your ultimate dream?
To direct a feature film

Put the following in order of importance to you Money, Happiness, Success, Recognition, Personal Fulfillment

1. Personal Fulfillment
2. Happiness
3. Success
4. Recognition
5. Money