The Practical Advice I Give To All New College Presidents

Commencement at RISD where we honored Sir Jony Ive, Sir Ken Robinson, Caterina Fake with doctorates. That’s me on the right.

“Manage by your outbox. Not by your inbox.”
—useful advice given to me by President Bacow of Harvard University

The morning light was creeping in as I quietly lay in a dorm room bed at Harvard while another college president typed fervently on his Blackberry in the bed next to me. We were roomies both attending the week-long “Presidents Camp” offered by the Harvard…



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