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Top Commencement Speeches by LinkedIn Influencers

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Get inspired by these commencement speeches from the top minds in business, which combine humor, practical insights and a dose of cheerleading: …

Get inspired by these commencement speeches from the top minds in business, which combine humor, practical insights and a dose of cheerleading: http://www.linkedin.com/channels/commencement?trk=li_ss_0513_commencement

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  • 1. Ilya PozinFounder of CiplexSimply having a college degree will not get you hired.The real question is “What can you bring to the tablethat makes you worth hiring?” Read more.
  • 2. Farhad ManjooWriter at Slate, Fast Company,Pando Daily, New York TimesLearn to write code, sure. But really learn towrite. Read more.
  • 3. Frank WuChancellor & Dean atUniversity of California HastingsCollege of LawYou’re not as smart as you think you are.Read more.
  • 4. Bob DorfCo-Author, The StartupOwner’s ManualDon’t pass over chances to be great.Read more.
  • 5. Ann WinbladCo-Founder, Managing DirectorHummer Winblad Venture PartnersDon’t sweat your first job.Read more.
  • 6. Randi ZuckerbergFounder & CEO atZuckerberg MediaBe careful what you get good at.Read more.
  • 7. Charlene LiFounder Partner atAltimeter GroupAlways question authority.Read more.
  • 8. Maria ShriverJournalist, Author, ActivistI’m hoping you’ll have the courage to press thepause button. Read more.
  • 9. Brad KeywellCo-founder ofLightbank and GroupOnTrust your gut. It is always right. Always. Readmore.
  • 10. Richard BransonFounder at Virgin GroupYou’ll never again be so unburdened. Dosomething bold. Read more.
  • 11. Jeff ImmeltChairman & CEO at GEYour careers will be volatile and risky. Learn tolove it. Read more.
  • 12. Emily ChangHost of Bloomberg WestTake the big risks now. Take that leap of faithnow. It only gets harder to take risks and leapsfurther down the line. Read more.
  • 13. Adam LashinskySr. Editor at Large,Fortune MagazineLife is not linear. Be informed. Get out of yourcomfort zone. Drink coffee in the afternoon.Read more.
  • 14. Glenn KelmanRedfin CEOLose yourself in work that still makes the worldoutside of yourself a better place. Read more.
  • 15. Adam NashChief Operating Officer atWealthfrontBe the type of person who always paintsbehind the refrigerator. Read more.
  • 16. Adam GrantWharton Professor &Author of Give and TakeDon’t make the right decision. Make thedecision right. Read more.
  • 17. Jacki ZehnerCEO Women Moving MillionsDo not be afraid to take a job that you knownothing about. Read more.
  • 18. Mickey McManusPresident & CEO atMAYA Designs, Inc.Failure isn’t someone who gets knocked down.It’s someone who doesn’t get back up.Read more.
  • 19. Brad SmithPresident & CEO atIntuitEmbrace vulnerability – people prefer theirleaders with flaws.Read more.
  • 20. Dan SankerPresident & CEO atCaseStack, Inc.Do stuff you don’t like!Read more.
  • 21. More commencement speeches from LinkedIn Influencerswww.linkedin.com/channels/commencement