Amy Poehler is on point with her jokes during this hilarious commencement speech, but she also offers a taste of refreshing, modern advice to the graduating class.
After all the jokes and witty remarks, Amy's hilarious commencement speech gets serious. She says that is is important to keep an open mind when it comes to collaborating with others. Listening to each other's ideas and sharing thoughts and ideas is one of the most rewarding forms of research and the easiest way to learn. Amy advises people to listen, say yes, make big choices early and only play with people who have your back. She also says throughout life, if you are scared, look into your partner's eyes and you will feel better.
The most lasting pieces of advice she offers is to find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend as much time as you can with these people and great things will ensue.