Persistence Because of Purpose

I recently read a blog post that I wanted to share, by New Zealand Coach Sally Forman. Writing about the King of England and his speech therapist, Lionel Logne, characterized in the film “The King’s Speech”.  The film describes how the King, plagued by fear that his stutter would prevent him from making the public appearances necessary to calm his frightened nation, engaged  Logne to teach him how to ‘have a voice’ and make it possible for him to lead his nation through the difficult period of WWII.  Logne’s unorthodox and controversial methods enabled the King to come to an acceptance of his stutter and learn to move through it . His fear of public speaking remained.  He had the courage to speak in spite of his anxiety because he had a greater purpose.

To read Sally’s article, click here: