Friday, June 6, 2008

Failing up

Great graduation commencement speeches are rare.

Steve Job gave an oft-linked one to Stanford in 2005. "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish" was, to me, the epitome of just such a legendary speech.

I must place emphasis on the word was.

The new contender was just delivered to the Harvard Class of 2008 by J.K. Rowling. It's a master class in composition, compassion, and purpose. Behold.

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