It’s that time of year when kids all over are graduating from college, and for most, entering the world of reality. Not like reality TV shows, but the real world of life.
I haven’t been invited to be anyone’s commencement speaker, but over the past 33 years of being in business for myself I have collected pieces of valuable wisdom that I learned—sometimes the hard way–and wish I would have known and followed right out of the gate.
I believe this will be useful for graduates leaving the bubble of a “formal education” environment.I first shared it a couple of years ago and each year at graduation time I get requests to highlight it again. I’ve done one better. I did the speech… on video anyway.
And here’s the draft below. Please do share it. [click to continue…]