By: Huang Jui-hung, Chen Chieh-ling and Hsu Hsiao-ling
Taipei, June 9 (CNA) Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin (林書豪) shared
seven tips on life with graduates of Taiwan’s National Chengchi University (NCCU) in Taipei Saturday.
Lin, who was invited to give a talk at NCCU’s graduation ceremony, said that although he missed his own graduation ceremony at Harvard University in 2010, his life experiences might be of help to Taiwan’s fresh graduates.
His first tip is to stay away from comfort zones, as suffering and trauma in life are the best drivers for a person to move forward.
“To be a great person, you have to be a little crazy,” according to Lin. He said that being “normal” will not make a person extraordinary. He encouraged his audience not to fear failure and to embrace life’s challenges. [FULL STORY]