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My Commencement Speech
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My Commencement Speech

What I would tell college graduates.

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Published: May 30, 2009


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Visitor Comments: 14

(14) Cathryn, January 5, 2012 2:44 AM

Interesting

This is a great video and I have watched it many times and shown it to a few people. I just watched it again and it brought to mind a class I took at uni. It was an 'Introduction to Media Studies' class, and in the very first lecture the lecturer asked for a show of hands of people in the class who wanted to get into the advertising industry, and pretty much the whole class put their hands up! (I didn't, I was just doing the subject as an elective). The lecturer then told the class that maybe 10 or 15 of them (out of 200 students) would actually end up working in the advertising industry because it is so competitive. So it's interesting that so many people at Lori's ad agency wanted to do something else, but the majority of the people in my class just wanted to be in advertising. Although, perhaps advertising was their "practical" choice of career, but their passions really lay elsewhere. Dunno. Interesting though :)

(13) Joey, July 18, 2009 6:22 PM

Thank you! This feels like just what I needed right now. May God bless!

(12) Jill, June 6, 2009 9:17 AM

So timely

This was extremely timely for me and for my husband. He was laid off recently after 20 years in the software industry. We are following his passion and starting our own business. It's NEVER too late to follow your dreams!

(11) LORI, June 4, 2009 6:23 PM

IVE BEEN LEAD BY THE SPIRT,I JUST STUMBLEON THIS

I STUMBLE ACROSS THIS, I GUESS IT WAS FAITH. IM NOT JEWISH, BUT I CRIED,EVERYTHING YOU SAID, WAS MEANT FOR ME TO HEAR I CANT EVEN MOVE!!!I LOVE READING YOUR MATERIAL, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE IM ABOUT TO FOLLOW MY DREAMS, AND KNOW ONE WILL GET IN MY WAY.MY HUSBAND FEELS BAD ABOUT HIS SELF, HATES HIS JOB ,AND THE FACT THAT IM ALWAYS A POSITIVE PERSON, IM GONNA LISTEN TO MY INNER SONG! YOU JUST GAVE ME HOPE!!I KNOW ILL CRY AGAIN I JUST HAD TO DOWWNLOAD THIS TO HEAR IT AGAIN AND AGAIN,DONT KNOW WHAT MADE ME GO TO THIS SITE BUT THEN AGAIN, YES I DO,A HIGHER POWER,WHO ALWAYS GUIDE MEOH, AND BY THE WAY, MY NAME IS LORI TOO!! SPELLED THE SAME WAY. THIS IS ALL SPIRTUAL, I BELIEVE .THAT. PLEASE RESPONE ,WILL READ MORE OF YOUR MATERIAL TOM.MY GOD LORI ALL THESE YEARS I LET PEOPLE MAKE ME BELIEVE I COULDNT GO AFTER MY DREAMS. THIS IS MY YEAR AND IM GONNA GIVE IT MY ALL!!! YOU DON''T KNOW HOW YOU''VE TOUCH ME,

(10) batsheva, June 4, 2009 4:23 PM

dream

What if you don't know what your passion in life is, or what your talents are...how do you follow your dream, if you don't know what it is? Thanks.

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