Great speeches – David Morrison ‘The standard you walk past…’

The leadership message is clear in this David Morrison’s speech. “The standard you walk past is the standard you accept. If that does not suit you then get out.” It’s recognised as one of the great speeches of recent years. In the midst of another sex scandal, around a “Jedi Council” internet sex ring, the leadership…


David Morrison Speech Transcript: The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.

Here is the transcript of the David Morrison Speech – the highlight is his message: “The standard you walk past is the standard you accept”. This leadership speech is delivered by Chief of the Army, Lieutenant-General David Morrison. In the midst of a “Jedi Council” sex scandal, this was posted as a 3 minute video regarding unacceptable behaviour.[For the article…

Great speeches in Kevin Rudd’s leadership challenge

Public speaking is your core opportunity to demonstrate leadership qualities. There were some great speeches in the recent leadership challenge, and some not so great speeches. Overall, they tell a fascinating story. They explain a lot about leadership communication and public speaking. I’m not going to address who’s right or wrong, who lied or betrayed, etc….