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"When it comes to the arts, passion should trump common sense."

“You made it…and..you’re f***ed…”

If you are pursuing a degree in the arts, Robert DeNiro provides words of wisdom. Along the lines of the “Wear Sunscreen” speech that never was, DeNiro gives some realistic advice about people who are following their passion, including the amount of rejection you will face, and facing the long difficult road ahead. 68 more words

Self-Creating

Inspirational video: Chimamanda Adichie's commencement speech

Today’s inspirational video is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s incredible commencement sppech at Wellesley College.

I’ve recently been introduced to Chimamanda and she’s an incredible woman. I will certainly be looking more into her work. 10 more words

Inspiration

During Graduation Season Steve Jobs Commencement Wisdom Still Rings True

On June 12th, 2005 Steve Jobs, CEO and Co-Founder of Apple Computers and Pixar Animation Studios delivered the commencement speech for the graduating class of Stanford University. 226 more words

Blog

Jim Carrey's Commencement Address at the 2014 MUM Graduation

“And as far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and working towards it, while letting go of how it comes to pass.”

Thoughts

5 career lessons from commencement speeches that'll mean more to you than to a new grad

Commencement season is a beautiful thing. Not only is this the time for new grads to enter the real world, it’s also prime time for life lessons being passed on by famous successful people. 1,180 more words

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