The Lasting Power of Dr. King’s Dream Speech

On this day, the 50th anniversary of Doctor King’s immortal speech, the following article asks, “Why does Dr. King’s “Dream” speech exert such a potent hold on people around the world and across the generations?”
In reading the article, what was striking to me is the work and preparation that allowed him to “riff” in response to the moment. The Lesson? If you’re really prepared and know your material inside and out, then you’ll have the freedom to respond to the signals your audience is sending you, allowing you to go “off script” to deliver the right message.

The Lasting Power of Dr. King’s Dream Speech – NYTimes.com.

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