In Chapter 18 of 20 of his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and writer Scott Gold answers "What Has Working in the Restaurant Business Taught You About the Power of Preparation?" Just like the Boy Scouts, Gold notes it is about being prepared. Additionally, he notes that no matter how prepared you may be, adversity and challenge will strike. Here, you need to find a way to make it work. Scott Gold is an author and writer based in New York City. When not writing, Gold moonlights as a bartender at Char no. 4 restaurant in Brooklyn. He earned a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis.