"The King's Speech" ruled at the Academy Awards -- winning Best Picture of the Year and Oscars were awarded to Colin Firth (Best Leading Actor), David Seidler (Best Original Screenplay) and Tom Hooper (Best Director).
So, how do you think this movie -- with no violence, no sex scenes, no mysterious plot and main characters who are middle-aged men -- caught the hearts of millions? For one, the king's fear of public speaking is highly relatable.
When it comes down to oratory skills, even if you don't have a stammering problem, many of us find it challenging to make a speech. Whether it's simply stage fright or the occasional stutter, if you're giving a presentation at work, chances are you'll need to brush up on some skills to become convincing and confident at the podium.
While you may not have skills as eloquent as President Obama, Peter Handal, the president, CEO and chairman of Dale Carnegie Training says there are four critical elements we must keep in mind in orderRead More »from The Kingâ€™s Speech: 4 Lessons on Public Speaking