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a speech for artists

How is it that a graduating class gets to hear this amazing commencement speech by author Neil Gaiman, and I can’t even remember who the hell spoke at my graduation? 27 more words

Artist Advice

Thank you, Mr. Wallace, for stating the obvious, because I didn't see it

(To know what exactly I’m talking about, you might want to read David Foster Wallace’s commencement address for Kenyon College here.)

School and education. Two words that can elicit the most passionate and distinct responses. 845 more words

English III AP

Important Things That Suck

There is truth to graduation speeches, and also petty pieces of wordly advice from elders like, don’t chew ice or walk in tall grass with no shoes. 310 more words

Case of the Mondays

Was your Monday a happy one? It always seems to amaze me how quick the weekends come and go. Feels like my Monday alarm clock buzzes more often than not, a depressing reminder that the weekend is over and it is back to the grind of meetings, email responses, assignments – all that… 1,000 more words

Inspirational & Encouraging

“Chase your dreams as long as you possibly can, because the minute that money becomes part of your decision process, it changes everything. Chase your dreams as long as you possibly can and the money will come.” – James Franklin, excerpt from his commencement speech at ESU…

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The Dreamer

2014 University of Chicago Commencement Speaker,Kathryn Gould: Advice from one of the first women in venture capital

This article originally appeared on VentureBeat

I met Kathryn Gould longer ago than either of us want to admit.

Kathryn has been the founding VP of Marketing of  2,694 more words