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'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth
Commencement addresses

'Silicon Valley' Actor Kumail Nanjiani on Failure, Purpose and Personal Growth

The actor-comedian in a commencement speech encouraged students to explore new ideas, be open to failure and meet different people.
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Mark Zuckerberg Encourages Harvard Grads to Create a Sense of Purpose
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Encourages Harvard Grads to Create a Sense of Purpose

The Facebook founder spoke to the graduating class of Harvard on May 25.
Entrepreneur Staff
Here's How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Today
Mark Zuckerberg

Here's How to Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Speech Today

The Facebook co-founder will take the stage around 3 p.m. (ET) today.
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7 Inspiring Quotes From President Trump's 2017 Commencement Speech
Inspiring Quotes

7 Inspiring Quotes From President Trump's 2017 Commencement Speech

Forget about politics for a second and check out these inspiring lines from the president's first-ever commencement speech.
Entrepreneur Staff
Watch Will Ferrell Joke, Sing and Inspire During His 2017 Commencement Speech
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Watch Will Ferrell Joke, Sing and Inspire During His 2017 Commencement Speech

Jokes aside, the actor-comedian shared some great advice with the graduating class.
Entrepreneur Staff
Sheryl Sandberg Reflects on Her Husband's Death and How She Bounced Back
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Sheryl Sandberg Reflects on Her Husband's Death and How She Bounced Back

The Facebook COO shares some insightful advice for the graduating class of 2017.
Entrepreneur Staff
Starbucks's Former CEO Shares His Inspiring Journey From Public Housing to Success
Inspiration

Starbucks's Former CEO Shares His Inspiring Journey From Public Housing to Success

Watch this video and learn the simple idea that drives this innovative leader.
Entrepreneur Staff
Steve Jobs Commencement Speech, Stanford University, June 2005 (Transcript)
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Commencement Speech, Stanford University, June 2005 (Transcript)

To honor the late Apple founder and CEO, revisit one of his most inspirational speeches.
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Steven Spielberg Commencement Speech, Harvard University, May 2016 (Transcript)
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Steven Spielberg Commencement Speech, Harvard University, May 2016 (Transcript)

The film director spoke about listening to intuition, studying the past and confronting hate with humanity.
Entrepreneur Staff
Inspirational Quotes From 2016 Commencement Speakers
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Inspirational Quotes From 2016 Commencement Speakers

From tech execs to heads of state, these leaders have the expertise to guide graduates as they prepare for what's next.
Lydia Belanger
Peter Thiel Commencement Speech, Hamilton College, May 2016 (Transcript)
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Peter Thiel Commencement Speech, Hamilton College, May 2016 (Transcript)

Peter Thiel, investor and co-founder of Palantir and PayPal, spoke about unconventional paths at the Hamilton College Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Entrepreneur Staff
Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016 (Transcript)
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Sheryl Sandberg Commencement Speech, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016 (Transcript)

Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly about her husband's death for the first time at the University of California at Berkeley Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Entrepreneur Staff
Is Fear Stopping You From Going After What You Want?
Fear

Is Fear Stopping You From Going After What You Want?

Comedian Jim Carrey's 2014 commencement message illustrated the importance of always choosing love over fear.
Sarah Vermunt
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