The One Thing Missing from Graduation Speeches: Ordinariness

This is the season of commencement speeches. High school seniors are electric with the anticipation of new environs, and even newer freedoms. Young men and women launched from colleges and universities big and small are filled with possibility as they stand poised to enter that colossal unknown—the real world.

So many young souls are right now sitting elbow to elbow on their hard folding chairs, listening as college presidents, business moguls, rappers, and television personalities exhort them to “spread your wings and reach for those highest stars,” “imagine limitless possibilities,” or “make a true and lasting difference in the world.”  Read the full article here…

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