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Lessons to learn from Jodi Picoult’s commencement speech at Princeton

Lessons to learn from Jodi Picoult’s commencement speech at Princeton

Jodi Lynn Picoult is an American author. Born on May 19, 1966 Jodi bagged the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003.Many of her creations are adapted into Television and even feature film. It is considered that Picoult currently has approximately 14 million copies of her books in print worldwide. Jodi was invited to deliver 2016 Class Day Address by the Princeton University with a vision to guide the awarding graduate for the future. She of course delivered the words of wisdom but she wisely weaved some of her real life experiences into them as well, which made this ... Read More »

3 lessons to learn from Anne-Marie Slaughter’s commencement speech

3 lessons to learn from Anne-Marie Slaughter’s commencement speech

At ThinkerViews, we often talk about some remarkable commencement speeches and the lessons we got to learn from them. While this give us a chance to share our understanding of a nice speech with you all, it also give us a chance to hear from you and learning something new, which we might have missed. Commencement speaker that year at Tufts University for 2014 convocation ceremony, Anne-Marie Slaughter was born September 27, 1958. She is an international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator.She have also served for U. S. States department. She is the former director of ... Read More »

Lessons To Learn From Matt Damon’s commencement speech at MIT

Lessons To Learn From Matt Damon’s commencement speech at MIT

Matt Damon is a famous Hollywood actor/fimmaker who is known for some of the prominent roles including portrayal of Jason Bourne. Matt wrote famous film Good Will Hunting and played a cameo in the same which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. His other popular film from recent times is: The Martian. He have delivered a very thoughtful commencement speech at MIT recently. Official Video : Matt Damon’s Commencement Speech at MIT The commencement speech is worth watching. It is inspirational yet realistic. He sets up mood by engaging the students and audience in some ... Read More »

7 Lessons To Learn From Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 commencement Speech At UC Berkley

7 Lessons To Learn From Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 commencement Speech At UC Berkley

Better known as the COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is a multi-talented person. She also wrote a book named Lean In. Considering her inspirational persona, she is often invited by various colleges/universities to deliver commencement speeches like: Sheryl Sandberg’s Commencement Speech At Barnard College Sheryl Sandberg’s Commencement Speech at Harvard in May 2014 Recently she was invited by UC Berkley to address the class of 2016 to deliver some words of wisdom and inspiration on their commencement day. The good thing is the University have made the entire speech available for the public on Youtube, so we all can get ... Read More »

9 Lessons To Learn From Steven Spielberg’s Commencement Speech At Harvard

9 Lessons To Learn From Steven Spielberg’s Commencement Speech At Harvard

We often talk a about commencement speeches. In most cases, given by a well known personality at a remarkable university. We consider it a source of inspiration and real life knowledge based on real experiences. Ace film maker Steven Spielberg was invited by Harvard University to deliver inspirational speeach at it’s 365th commencement on May 26, 2016. Steven Spielberg’s Commencement Speech Video: Video of this commencement speech is uploaded by Harvard University in the public domain, so everyone around the world with Internet connection can watch it and sail through the words of wisdom and inspiration delivered in it. Found ... Read More »

4 Lessons to Learn From Jodie Foster’s Commencement Speech at Penn

4 Lessons to Learn From Jodie Foster’s Commencement Speech at Penn

We are always looking forward to a fantastic future. We hope the best things come our way. We plan for it and we do the best to follow the plan and expect the outcome of our actions as expected. However in real life, the outcome may be the same as expected, better than that or it can be worst too. Does that mean we shouldn’t plan? Does that mean we cannot follow our dreams? These and many more similar thoughts often take over our mind at various stages. One such stage is getting your graduation degree. On one hand it ... Read More »