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4 public speaking lessons from The King’s Speech


Feel like you’re going to fall apart before a speech? Take a lesson from one of Shine from Yahoo!’s four speaking rules from The King’s Speech. Here’s just one:

Consider every angle. Yes, this means to prepare yourself and of course, your speech, for potential holes before you present it. Know your audience and prepare your presentation based on that knowledge. “If you have responses ready, you will be able to quickly and efficiently dismiss critiques, looking even more knowledgeable in the process,” Handal advises. “Look at challenges to your point of view as an opportunity to show how flawless your argument really is.”

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  • What a nice movie. Wonderful performances, a bit of history and an absorbing character study make ‘The King’s Speech’ one of the best movies of the year.