Commencement Speeches

Executive Speech Coach

Enjoy this top 10 list of commencement speeches as posted on Top 10 Commencement Speeches for Tech Lovers By Kathleen Baker Listening to or reading transcripts of old commencement speeches is a great way to feel inspired to take chances, start a new career, or find out what truly drives you. Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok

Watch lights fade in every room: Cautions about commencement speeches

The Eloquent Woman

I've never given a commencement speech, but as a college senior, I judged the entries from fellow students who wanted to speak, along with a committee of faculty. One entrant wanted to give a real downer of a speech, a doom-and-gloom scenario about all the traps waiting for us in the future. Commencement speeches are fraught with all sorts of perils like this one. This one's geared to graduates, rather than those called on to inspire them.