The most important message graduates need to hear
June 4, 2021
It’s not the most talented who succeed. It’s those who never stop trying.
Congratulations graduates! I remember being where you are today and looking out across the future, which seemed unlimited in its possibilities. I thought I knew so much about life back then. I thought my skills and my knowledge had prepared me for life. But my degree only taught me how to succeed. It didn’t teach me how to fail and learn from pain itself.
We try to run from pain and wish it away. But it finds us no matter where or who we are. We’ve all had moments when we wonder how we will find a way forward,...