Sunday, May 16, 2010

Stay hungry - Stay foolish

Tis the season for graduation ceremonies and that means speeches. I just finished reading Getting In by Karen Stabiner. The book ends with two high school graduation speeches, one delivered before an audience of mostly privileged students and their families at a private school; the other given by a first generation American at a public school. The speeches cap off the main themes running through the book.

Here's a brilliant graduation speech from Steve Jobs. Given how attentive the Stanford grads are, it looks to be one of those rare instances where a commencement speaker truly provides a message that resonates with everyone present.

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1 comment:

Kathleen said...

What an awesome speech. I live in the SF Bay Area so have always been aware of Steve Jobs but never knew the story about his early life, adoption, etc. Really inspirational!