From the US Archives
This interview originally
appeared in the March,
life lessons extend
It’s the spring of last year. And it’s one of those days for
the knees of 91-year-old UCLA basketball coaching legend
John Wooden. He’s in Monterey, California, to speak to a
large group of young, brash information technology
experts—techies, if you will.
He walks slowly up some stairs to the stage, eases
into a chair and begins speaking. His words are candid,
eloquent, reflective and sprinkled with humor.
For the next 25 minutes, in an auditorium filled with
men and women vying for advancement in a highly
competitive industry, his message is about humility, about