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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

"The Graduation Speech Your Kids Really Need To Hear"


Last May, Cliff Ennico, the author of a weekly national business advice column, “Succeeding in Your Business,” wrote a brutally frank column about college graduates. The 2009 piece is still pertinent today. Here are excerpts from, “The Graduation Speech Your Kids Really Need To Hear.” It is not the typical flowery jazz you get from most commencement addressees:

“Whatever dreams most of you hope to accomplish in your lives, you won't be able to achieve them until…..”

“It has never been a more difficult time to make a decent living in America.”

“There is only one person you can rely on to help you build your future and success, and that is you.” 

“Many of you, I'm sorry to say, are totally unprepared for the challenge. While the American educational system is still, for my money, the best in the world, the sad truth is that most of you are totally clueless about what business is about.”

Read the entire column here.

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