We had the good fortune of connecting with Stephen Nilsen and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Stephen, do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your effectiveness?
Being a father of identical twin (now teenage) boys. Being authentic. Eye contact. ALWAYS doing what I say I’m going to do. Being organized. Work/life balance. Looking @ things with a different lens. Firm handshake. Driven to having fun…..and bringing those around me for the ride. I applaud other’s success(es). I’m not afraid to point out a wrong. Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I followed my heart. I knew I couldn’t be chained to a desk. I wasn’t going to do the world any good sitting in one place. Maybe I was a shark in my former life for its common knowledge sharks die if they stop moving. If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
(When live music is back): Bluebird, Ogden, Fillmore Auditorium, Herman’s Hideaway, Gothic Theatre, Red Rocks (duh), Larimer Lounge, Williams and Graham, The Cruise Room, Super Mega Bien, The 1Up Bar, Rioja, The Wolf’s Tailor, Union Lodge No. 1, Uchi Denver, Sushi Den (I had to), Hi-Dive, Safta.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My father. Though he didn’t pen this quote, he has brought it up often and it summarizes how I look @ things: “Never look down on someone unless you’re there to help them up.” Mic drop.

Website: www.liquiddeath.com

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Image Credits
Steve Nilsen aka Stix Mike Arzt – @thepublicworks Sawyer Reivich – @sawyerreivich Brian Butler – @upperhandart @cobrasnaker

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