He made a practice of having his picture taken wherever he went. Being a senior executive, when he traveled on business, there was always someone more junior who was quite happy to perform the task. And when he traveled with friends, they would hand waiters, waitresses and even passersby their cameras and iPhones so they could get in the shot.
Over the years, he collected thousands of pictures of himself. He kept them in albums.
Sometimes when he would look at them at home, alone, he wished he had someone to share them with.