It’s cap and gown time. Heading to a graduation soon? You’re bound to hear the same themes main speakers have spewed for decades.
Set goals for success.
Take responsibility for your own actions.
Learn from your mistakes.
This is just the beginning of a lifetime trial.
Let your expectations be high.
All well and good of course. But not very original, or memorable for that matter.
Here’s an old blog of mine about a speech that’s quite impressive, but unfortunately few graduates will hear anything like it.