058: the Language of Leadership
Given the current political climate in the United States, political discourse, and the way politicians speak and act, has risen to the front of public consciousness. We seem to be at a loss of how to respond to this language of belittlement, alternate facts, and political visciousness. Are we to accept it as a new normal?
In this episode of The Spirit of Leading podcast I offer my take on the language of leadership—a way of speaking that addresses our better angels and invites us to elevate our discourse and reward those who do.
Watch the YouTube presentations of two past Presidents as they inspired and challenged us during their inaugral speeches.
President John Kennedy inaugral speech excerpt
President George H.W. Bush inaugral speech. A thousand points of light excerpt.
Martin L. King, Jr. I have a dream speech