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Self-made billionaire and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is arguably the world’s most famous college dropout. Harvard University, America’s most prestigious institute of higher learning and Zuckerberg’s alma mater, invited him to return to the campus he once shunned to deliver a commencement address to the graduating class of 2017. Zuckerberg oozes self-confidence as he attempts to inspire his audience with unabashed idealism. getAbstract recommends his advice to neophytes setting out on their career paths and to anyone seeking a higher purpose.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why millennials who find their purpose must share their vision to inspire others and
  • What three steps young generations can take to realize meaningful change.

About the Speaker

Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg is Facebook’s co-founder, CEO and chairman.



Millennials intuitively seek purpose. But to solve the world’s future challenges, all people must share that sense of purpose. Alas, at a time when technology is abolishing work and membership of communities is shrinking, morale is low...

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    Yuriy Philippov 1 year ago
    Great speech!
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    Valeriy Mitrokhin 1 year ago
    Mark Zuckerberg, this is an obvious example of the fact that every person deserves and achieves only what he personally wants. Success in my opinion to Mark came only because he was purposefully going to his goal and found a free niche in the market offered a new competitive product which was not at that time