The Last Lecture


Randy Paush, diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, gives his last lecture. With a few months left to live, he explains his childhood dreams and lessons he has learned. He takes a dismal situation and uses it to spread impactful messages.


  • What made Dr. Paush’s positivity so powerful? How did his situation turn from one of sadness and loss, to one of optimism and encouragement?
  • What is your biggest takeaways from his lecture?
  • What makes positivity so contagious? How can we actively live to spread it?
  • What would you say in your last lecture? What are your dreams?