Julian High is the president and CEO of United Way of Southern Nevada.
Q: What are you reading?
A: I’m reading “Taking the Lead” by Don Snyder, “The Beatitudes” by Gard Jameson, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, Veranda and “The Miracle of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hanh. If I’m ever going to be as smart as my husband, I will have to pick up the pace on my reading, he is reading five books currently and writing his own book.
Q: What is your favorite restaurant or place to take clients?
A: My favorite place to take clients is my home. I like to cook in my own kitchen and bring them to my own table.
Q: How do you decompress after a long week?
A: I have a standing dinner party on Friday nights with my husband and dear friend, Ken, and collectively, we have all been friends for 100 years. We like to invite witty and interesting people to join us on many occasions.
Q: What do you do to workout?
A: I play tennis early in the morning with my husband, I do yoga and I also meditate. Meditation is the best work out for the mind.
Q: What is the biggest challenge facing Southern Nevada?
A: We need to never to crouch in fear and to lean into our heritage of boldness to solve our community’s problems. Our best days are yet to come.