The Value of Community: Cultivating a “Zoom Out” Mindset in the Age of the Selfie

A few months ago I was asked if I would deliver the University of Toronto (Mississauga) Last Lecture to a large group of graduating students. Modelled after the tradition Randy Pausch made popular in 2008, the last lecture is meant to be an occasion where a specially chosen lecturer shares meaningful advice as though the address was their last message to the world. No pressure, right?