If Presidents can fall asleep during a speech then so can anyone. But your task as a speaker is to keep your audience awake as you set out your vision, ideas and thoughts. Because if you don’t it’s going to be serious.
A Yangon University speech in Myanmar by President Obama proved too much for the well-travelled and world-weary Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, who succumbed to a quick nap half way through the President’s speech.
What’s the probability of listening to a live speech given by your President and then falling asleep during that speech? Remote? One student from Kalamazoo Central High School has just beaten the odds with a quick snooze during the President’s commencement speech.