Commencement speeches… the final words of wisdom that almost-graduates receive before heading out into the big world.  These are important speeches.  I have had the privilege of attending 2 or 3 graduations a year at IESE Business School over the last 13 years.

Top 5 Commencement Speeches

Here are my 5 favourite commencement speeches.  They are from inspiring people, sharing personal experiences in a humble manner.  This 5 pack of wisdom runs to less than 60 minutes of your life…  Watch soon, watch often…

My top 5 commencement speeches (not in any order of preference):

The videos are all provided below on the blog, also available on youtube as a playlist called Commencement Speeches.

 

Neil Gaiman

Make Good Art

University of the Arts, 2012

Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films.  A must watch for any artist and everyone who hopes to be creative and successful.