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    Adam Grant Tackles What’s Missing From Commencement Speeches

    Enough talk about virtues; it’s time to build up resilience. This writer, a highly regarded Wharton professor, is great at providing a slightly different perspective on conventional wisdom that helps us be better people. He tackled this topic while addressing the graduating class at Utah State University. Grant says that while generosity, authenticity and grit are all honorable lessons often touted in commencement speeches, another one is key: And that’s to be true to yourself, but not so much that your true self never evolves.

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