Posted: March 12th, 2023

Week 2 Discussion 2


Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 9 of the Northouse course text, which takes an in-depth look at authentic leadership. In addition read the article, 

Leadership Communication: Reflecting, Engaging, and InnovatingLinks to an external site.

, which provides information about leadership communication and will assist you in your Leadership Speech discussion this week. Lastly, choose one of the following speeches found on YouTube or listed on the 

Top 100 Speeches linksLinks to an external site.

 of the 20th century by rank:

  • President Obama: Barack Obama – New Beginning Speech June 4th 2009, CairoLinks to an external site.
  • Malala Yousafzai: Activist Malala Yousafzai Delivers Impassioned Speech to Canadian ParliamentLinks to an external site.
  • President Kennedy: President Kennedy’s speech at Rice UniversityLinks to an external site.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: I’ve Been to the MountaintopLinks to an external site.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a DreamLinks to an external site.
  • John F. Kennedy: Cuban Missile Crisis Address to the NationLinks to an external site.
  • Ronald Reagan: A Time for Choosing (aka “The Speech”)Links to an external site.
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Pearl Harbor Address to the NationLinks to an external site.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton: Remarks to the U.N. 4th World Conference on Women Plenary SessionLinks to an external site.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Speech at Yale with Myanmar SubstitleLinks to an external site. [sic]

Listen to the audio or read the transcript and share the key points illustrated in the speech. What made the speech so memorable? What were the main takeaways? What did you learn in terms of leadership communication from this speech? Share attributes that you could incorporate into your own leadership communication. Your discussion post should be 250 words.

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