So my wife pointed me to this video of Prof. Deepak Malhotra at HBS.
This "Tragedy and Genius" was a great speech to a graduating class.
You should try to watch the speech if you have the time.
If not, here's what I took from it
Tragedy: is when you had the potential and ability to be happy, but didn't because of the choices you madeGenius: The question isn't "Are you a genius?" It is "What is your genius?" What is your essence. Find it and you'll be happy. Some ways to find it are Quit: early, and often: if you don't like it, and you can afford to, just quit.Add Value: Make things better for everyone before thinking about what you get out of it.Empathy: Understand the other persons' point of viewHumility: have it.Learn: from everyone and in every situation. Turn every experience i…