By Charles Wheelan
Refreshingly sincere suggestion and observations on happiness, good fortune, and the area lurking past the campus gates.
Modeled on Charles Wheelan’s 2011 type Day Speech at Dartmouth collage, this number of refreshingly sincere suggestion and observations is the antidote to these cotton-candy platitudes which are all too frequent to an individual who’s ever worn a mortarboard. Armed with a PhD in public coverage, a long time of expertise in social technological know-how learn, and—perhaps such a lot important—good-natured humor, Wheelan deals up 10½ head-turning aphorisms on happiness and luck that any one staring down the barrel of commencement must pay attention yet most likely hasn’t heard but. Celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Peter Steiner provides a slightly of caprice together with his irreverent illustrations sprinkled all through. 15 illustrations
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