May 28th, 2015
On May 20, 2015, Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky gave the Commencement address at Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business, where he spoke about values-based leadership and advised the graduating class about how to find purpose in their lives.
“I believe we need a new kind of leader and a new kind of leadership,” he said. “Business leadership has a role in and a responsibility for creating a better society.” He also advised the students to “understand the basic importance of taking care of yourself and going the distance.” He said, “the careers you have ahead are a marathon, not a sprint.”
Read the full text of Alex’s speech here