Best Advice for Recent (and Not-So-Recent) Graduates

It’s that time of the year when “Pomp and Circumstance” fills the air and the excitement of new things to come makes us all a bit giddy. Whether you’re in the Class of 2013 or not, graduation season lets us reflect on life’s greatest lessons, ambitions and advice. What would you impart on those embarking on this new stage of life? LinkedIn’s Influencers have offered their words of wisdom for recent graduates. There’s no shortage of insight on SlideShare, too. Here are a few of our favorite guides for graduates. Be sure to share yours, as well!
Writer and designer Sarah Peck provides inspiration to overcome fears, persist in what you love and make that big plunge. Among her words of wisdom: “Abhor complacency, reject mediocre, deny regular.”

“The Start-up of You” author and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman delves into navigating three critical components of a successful career: competition, networks and risk.

From pursuing your passions to learning how to listen, Likeable Media CEO Dave Kerpen provides his 15 tips for a successful and fulfilling life.

What do the experts wish they had known when they were younger? SAP social strategist Todd Wilms shares his top 10 lessons learned. #1: Focus straight ahead.

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

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    Thanks for sharing life experiences of successful people. One rule doesn’t change all the time. You need a diversity to make yourself better than your graduates. I am going to graduate in 2 years and I will save this post for later.

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  • brown

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    I graduated a while but the nostalgia evoking feelings about this topic alone is overwhelming.
    Thanks for reminding such a good time.

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    I’m gonna start with the biggest impact.

  • Irene Nakiriggya

    Thank you for sharing this inspiring piece of information. I am i graduating in one years time and really with this kind of information i am not going wrong.

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  • Saud

    Thank you for sharing these valuable information.

  • Shishupal Sodha

    Lots of wishes to share this types of lessons in the future to show the way to the starters

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  • Audïas

    all this are great!!! keep shering that !!

  • JM Kiragu

    from now on i have a new approach,Thanks for the great speech quotes

  • Joel

    Really fantastic advices. I’m trying to do, many things said here. Keep going, make better, day after after day. Thanks for share these lessons with us.

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