Elderism #28

November 23rd, 2008

Management guru Tom Peters–he’s the guy who co-wrote In Search of Excellence back in the 80’s–was interviewed by the Financial Times this weekend. He had this to say on the topic of accomplishment:

“Are you throwing enough spaghetti at the wall so that some of it will stick?…I had a neighbor who won a Nobel prize for his work on kidneys–he carried out the first effective transplant. I once asked him how he’d done it. ‘We did the most operations,’ he told me.”

Start throwing the noodles, people!