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15 Points To Learn From Robert De Niro’s Commencement Speech

We consider the commencement speeches as a good source of inspiration. The words of wisdom we found in the same are often the result of real life experiences. And hence they are very important. We therefore often represent our views about various commencement speeches.

The legendary genius actor – Robert De Niro – delivered a blunt, honest, very straight forward commencement speech in his signature style.

The commencement speech is available on the public domain of YouTube to explore for everyone.

Here are the points we learn from the same:

When you make a choice your path becomes clear. Even if not easy, but importantly clear.

We usually need to work in group, be ready to be an important and genuine part of the group.

Develop a good group of friends where you trust each other. You can then take creative risks.

It is not surprising that once we got a good rapport with, we work (or like to work) with the same people over and over and over.

Friendships, relationships, collaborations, all are very important.

The power doesn’t come (only) from the (job) title. It comes from the trust and respect (for your talent and honest efforts) and your genuineness in collaboration.

There will be conflicts (in work, and in life). Reach out for the conversation and try to find a solution.

In a team, someone needs to take the decision, someone needs to put all together. Respect the decision maker.

Rejection is inevitable.

Be true to your work and your self.

Don’t be afraid to fail.

Be open to take chances. Welcome new ideas and new experiences.

If you don’t go, you never know.

There will be times when even your best is not enough.

In real world, there are ups and downs.

Don’t stuck to a point, even if you are rejected, just take the next step.

Celebrate your accomplishments, and get ready to move ahead.

Over to you

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