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Five pearls of wisdom from noteworthy commencement speeches.

‘Tis the season of graduations where notable entertainers, politicians, business owners, leaders, artists and authors impart words of wisdom and advice to the graduating class.

  • Do you remember your commencement address?
  • Do you recall the wise words passed along to you to help you navigate your way forward into the world?

My mind draws a blank when reflecting back to my own commencement ceremony from college.  I cannot recall any profound words of wisdom that have stuck with me through the decades.

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Challenge Yourself with one of these 7 Dares.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day highlights an opportunity for us to reflect on our community, our hopes and dreams, and our path to a better future.

The Reverend King inspires us to not only pursue our dreams and goals, but also to fight against injustice and social inequity. He challenges us to become agitators.

In his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. King talks about his desire to foster tension because the community has become complacent.   He is referenced as an “outside agitator.”

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Top 10 Career Books

1.  What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017 A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, by Richard N Bolles

2. What Color is Your Parachute? A Guild to Rethinking Resumes: Write a Winning Resume and Cover Letter and Land Your Dream Interview, by Richard N. Bolles

3.  What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith

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