The Oscars are just around the corner, and one of the highlights — besides watching Leonardo DiCaprio hopefully take home his first golden statue — will be the good, the bad and the ugly acceptance speeches.
To commemorate Hollywood’s biggest night, we took a walk down memory lane and rounded up the most inspiring acceptance speeches from the Oscar Awards in recent years. We gleaned some pretty valuable leadership lessons along the way — and these seven pieces of advice topped the list:
1. Don’t be afraid to speak out against inequality.
To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights, it’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United…