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Monday, May 28, 2012

Change The World (150-Word Commencement Speech)


1.       Faith protects your beliefs from doubt.
2.       Knowing and showing trump selling and telling.
3.       Write your vision plainly and purposefully.
4.       Value listening much more than speaking.
5.       Influence your circle, then expand it.
6.       Sometimes "let go"; sometimes "let know".
7.       Achieving your mission requires personal growth.
8.       Civil discourse between dissenters promotes growth.
9.       Love, power, and integrity trump fear.
10.   Skills trump wills and pay bills.
11.   Sometimes the cause masks the agenda.
12.   Sometimes our causes mask our issues.
13.   Ministry generates solutions, entrepreneurship, and wealth.
14.   You must get your money right.
15.   Truth tellers often encounter great resistance.
16.   No weapon against you shall prosper.
17.   Embrace affirmation, acceptance, accountability, and authority.
18.   True friends will hold you accountable.
19.   Make your mission your primary ally.
20.   Count all the costs of victory.
21.   You must protect time and family.
22.   Do not mistake activity for achievement.
23.   Creative problem solving trumps blame shifting.
24.   Simple approaches are easily replicated.
25.   Real power is work done efficiently.

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