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Advice to grads, from passion to persistance

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Bri Dellinger

Corey Sienega

Mark Gantt

Tim Stevenson

Timothy Miller

Marty Weybret

Michael J. Cima

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 8:02 am | Updated: 3:51 pm, Fri Jun 3, 2011.

When Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, graduates from college in the 1967 cult classic “The Graduate,” he is given this career advice: “Plastics.” What advice would you offer Lodi’s class of 2011? We asked Lodians who know a bit about pursuing their dreams. These are their words of wisdom — from where to live to how to make money doing what you love.

Bri Dellinger

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1 comment:

  • jan koegel posted at 4:06 pm on Fri, Jun 3, 2011.

    jan koegel Posts: 1

    A person has to stay focused and constantly persist at achieving his goals. Life has so many distractions that take our eyes off the prize. It is definitely not easy, but anything worthwhile often requires a fair amount of effort.Many people have a tendency to give up. I read alot of self improvement material and currently taking a challenge system program. It helps me focus better, and helps as a mentor for me. Having mentors makes the journey of achieving your goals a lot faster and easier. Friends and family aren't always qualified to help you with your goals.
    http://www.setgoalsliveyourdream.com

     

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