10 Public Speaking Lessons from the Best and Worst Oscar Speeches in History

Some people view sporting events as– well– sporting events. For me, awards shows are sporting events, as there are few things I enjoy more than listening to a good (and cringing at a bad) acceptance speech.

The article below offers 10 tips we can all take away from Oscar acceptance speeches over the years. I weigh in at tip number 9, but promise you all 10 tips, and clips, included make for marvelous viewing.

I look forward to being “court side” by 5 Sunday night, as the red carpet coverage also offers endless opportunities for gasps, gaffes, laughs…. I hope you’ll be watching too– shall we plan to compare notes next week?

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