"The governorspoke about his childhood, his success as a venture capitalist, and his work leading the 2002 Winter Olympics.
'When I was asked to leave my investment company to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, I dismissed the idea out of hand. I was making too much money,' he said, adding that the job paid 'nothing' and 'would lead nowhere.'
But he described the job as 'the highlight' of his professional life and said, 'There are currencies more lasting than money.' He urged students to explore the 'deeper waters' of life, where they would find 'family, friends, faith, community, country, caring, commitment' as well as ' challenging ideas, opposing opinions, and uncomfortable battles.' "
Too bad after 4 years of college some of the grads hadn't yet learned to listen. Hope they do someday soon.