I could go on like this forever, but would I ever find a place that was meant for me? Like, for example, where? After lengthy considerations, the only place I could think of was the cockpit of a two-seater Kamikaze torpedo-plane. Of all the dumb ideas. In the first place, all the torpedo-planes were scrapped...
One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage.
A lot of my world-view is formed by the places I’ve been.
I look for the consensus because the consensus drives the policy into new places.
I was a dishwasher at one of those Japanese places that cook on your table. Not too fun.
Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.
The world is changing so fast that the future goes past soon as the present.
I like geography. I like to know where places are.
I think the most important leadership lessons I’ve learned have to do with understanding the context in which you are leading. Universities are places with enormously distributed authority and many different sorts of constituencies, all of whom have a stake in that institution.
People aren’t really aware of what’s happening in other places.