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Leaders to Learn From: HOW TO SPEAK IN CRISIS

Today’s Featured Leader – Congressman John Lewis

When Congressman John Lewis was just 23 years old, he stormed into national consciousness when he delivered his fiery, unequivocal address at the 1963 March on Washington.  Many years later, he described his thoughts right before he rose to speak:

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Leaders to Learn From: HOW TO SPEAK IN CRISIS

Today’s Featured Leader – President Obama

Obama concludes his powerful graduation message to the class of 2020 with a jolt of exhortation and hope.  As a listener, I feel inspired to lead and, at risk of sounding corny, to [improve the world, help people, get up and kick ass].  Given the daily barrage of troubling news, this is no easy feat – especially in a seven-minute speech!