Monetize Your Mouth — Seven Strategies that Sell YOU.

Karen Cortell Reisman Executive Speech Coach monetize your mouth Describe what you do (at a party, event, wine tasting…) in a SHORT sentence that includes a benefit statement. “I work with you on how to speak for yourself to make more money.” Add metaphors. “Life is a rollercoaster”. Ask questions. Let the other person talk. Give compliments. Tip: Read more [...]

Top Ten 2014 Speak For Yourself Blog Posts

Gold top 10 winner 3 Communication Lessons Taught by Robin Williams http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/three-communication-lessons-taught-by-robin-williams/ 4 Super-Star Speaker Qualities Gleaned from an Emmy Award Acceptance Speech  http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/four-super-star-speakerleader-qualities-gleaned-from-an-emmy-award-acceptance-speech/ 3 Read more [...]

Karen’s Top Ten Communication Commandments for 2014

Presentation Commandments Watch what you email. Note: See Sony email hijacking scandal. Add metaphors to your message. Have an open facial expression AKA a smile. Write down the funny stuff that happens to you and see if you can use these anecdotes to help make your point. Use more stories. Rule is: Story – point Read more [...]

Three Principles for Genius Communicating Taught by Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers Karen Cortell Reisman communication expertEven if you didn’t like Joan Rivers and even if you thought her humor was in bad taste, you felt a loss when she died last week. Some said, “I feel like I lost a good friend.” Why? Joan Rivers was a genius at communicating. How? Keep reading.  1. “Can We Talk?” River’s trademark question Read more [...]

Four Superstar Speaker/Leader Qualities Gleaned from an Emmy Award Acceptance Speech

Bryan Cranston executive speech coach Karen Cortell ReismanBryan Cranston gives the best acceptance speech at the 2014 Emmys, according to Entertainment Weekly and Speak For Yourself®. It’s not about his speech mechanics – although excellent. His speech shows us four qualities that will make you a super star speaker and leader. Reason #1: Gratitude Cranston Read more [...]