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Arianna Huffington, Maria Shriver, Jon Steinberg & More Media Folks Bestow Advice in Commencement Speeches

This time of year is full of such aspiration and hope, isn’t it? Thanks to college graduations there’s a little more magic and excitement in the air. And oh yeah, commencement speeches, too.

Well, as part of their influencer series, LinkedIn compiled excerpts from successful people (okay, more like moguls) this spring and we extracted relevant media professionals because every now and then it helps to get a boost of advice.

Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief at The Huffington Post Media Group stated:

“Commencement speakers are traditionally expected to tell graduates how to go out there and climb the ladder of success, but I want to ask you, instead, to redefine success. Because the world you are headed into desperately needs it. And because you are up to it…what I urge you to do is not just take your place at the top of the world, but to change the world. Read more

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Happy International Day of the Girl! What Would You Tell Your Teen Self?

Today’s a special day! Not only is it 10.11.12, it’s also the International Day of the Girl. The day marks a way to advocate for girls’ rights and raise issues of gender bias.

So, how does this relate to a career, you ask? And what if you’re a guy?

There’s something we can all learn from CNN’s interviews with the most successful women in terms of advice would they give to their 15 year-old selves.

In the HR world, it falls into the bucket of professional development and in the real world, it’s just really good inspiration. Read more