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Do you deserve the extra cookie? Leadership lessons from Michael Lewis' Commencement Address

‘Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie’ was the title of the 2012 Princeton University commencement speech delivered by alumnus Michael Lewis. His message: “recognize that if you have had success, you have also had luck — and with luck comes obligation.” 635 more words

College And Work

#tbt PCC 2014 Gateway to College Commencement Speech

By Nicole, PCC Gateway to College Grad, 2014

What I’m going to tell you describes my experience at Gateway, but is mainly just a love story. 776 more words

Gateway To College

For the Love of Grammar: Giveaway

When Joseph Brodsky gave a commencement speech at the Dartmouth University, he outlined 6 essentials for living a wholesome life. While most commencement speeches stress on courage, action, kindness and even drive graduates towards using their failures well (see J. 853 more words


Michelle Obama to speak at Tuskegee University commencement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University, a historically black university in Alabama.

The May 9 event is one of three graduation ceremonies the first lady will speak at this year. 90 more words


You, Look!

You, Look!

You, yeah, you,
you good young folks.
Look for goodness
with proud resilience . . .
Go to those who hunger
with overwhelming hunger . 58 more words

Commencement Speeches as Books: A Review

Today is the day that J.K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard commencement speech, Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination, is published by Little, Brown and Company. 364 more words


The Speech

Hello. Cobwebs are already inhabiting this site. I have a lot of stories to tell you including a very brief, very cheap vacation to Bacolod and… 1,593 more words