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12 Leadership Lessons from "The King's Speech"

What leaders can learn from The Duke of Windsor

Some of the issues the Duke of Windsor had to resolve to assume the throne:

  • He had to commit to diligently prepare himself for his royal role.
  • He had to own the idea of actually being a successful King.
  • He had to trust in a mentor to help him advance to this position of power.
  • He had to practice relentlessly between sessions with his coach as he followed an intentional action plan.
  • He had to develop confidence in himself.
  • He had to overcome early childhood identity issues and resolve prior life failures and humiliations.
  • He had to take the initial bold step by delivering his first wartime speech to the world despite his speech challenges.

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