Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.
For me, my awakening came when I was kidnapped.
I think punk rock, especially for me, was a big middle finger to this whole talent thing.
I remember the general anxiety of teenager, and I remember establishing some sort of appearance based on what my peers would think. And cliques, oh my God, the worst. The worst!
I go down to Newport and Huntington a lot. It's more crowded than where I grew up on Phillip Island, but I think it's helped me adjust to life in America – getting into the water as much as I can.
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.
Carl von Clausewitz