This September, as colleges and universities everywhere head back to school, think about all the millennials who are not and those who wish they still lived in a time where they could "Stay Hungry; Stay Foolish."
Perhaps Peter Heck is not simply an ultraconservative rural voice, but an indication of the veiled, and even subconscious, distress of men who are encountering a growing number of financially independent women.
If you are willing to be flexible, you will find your true passion. So don't restrict your options, and limit your potential, with arbitrary, self-imposed deadlines. But be ready to push yourself beyond your comfort zone, and to be resilient.
Whether you're on a clearly paved road to your dream job or you're taking the scenic route, my advice for you is the same. Know yourself. Stretch into the unknown. And when you're on the precipice of change, jump! Jump willingly and jump far.
Never chase money. You are not the product of four billion years of evolution just so you can own a cluttered garage. Make yourself someone rare and valuable -- then instead of chasing money, you'll find money chasing you
Young Americans, my generation has failed you. Standards have slipped, we've deprioritized education and we've hardly even noticed. And young Americans, you are suffering as a result, arriving into adulthood without the knowledge and skills you need.
Delivered with aplomb, the speaker took an adeptly right-handed swipe at President Obama. The response from the crowd was a predictable smattering of applause and boos, and while most sat in stunned silence, I was flabbergasted.
I don't know how to explain this bizarre transformation. The closest I can come is to say that the president emanated an energy that was so generous and good in spirit that I swear I could almost see the halo.
I wanted to share a wonderful speech by my friend Maria Shriver from her daughter's graduation from my alma mater, USC. There is wonderful wisdom in her words. She is right that all too often in our own lives we are not living in the moment, always for something tomorrow, next week or next year.