Your message comes alive when you add stories.
Incorporate these 4 Must-Have elements when telling any story – whether at your Executive Retreat, your networking event, your son’s Bar Mitzvah, or a cocktail party holding your dry apple martini.
Story Element #1: Context – State the necessary Read more [...]
Opening night speakers at the USA Republican National Convention used these three story-telling methods:
Third person: Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton begins his message by talking about a boy on a farm who grows up to serve his country. Eventually he transitions to, “That boy was my father and what Read more [...]
We remember your stories and the points relevant to us (read Blog #1 in this series for rules around this concept - http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/how-to-tell-a-story-part-one-in-a-series/ IF you don’t make these mistakes.
Storytelling Mistake #1: Telling too much info – TMI. Embrace your Read more [...]
Learn from a recent Harvard graduation speech that’s gone viral. Donovan Livingston, a master's graduate at the university, speaks at the School of Education’s convocation last week.
Question: Why did his speech garner 5 million online views?
Be Unique – Livingston uses clever Read more [...]
Einstein titled a speech - “Special and General Relativity: To Be Understood by the Common Man”. But Einstein joked, “the common man might not be that common.”*
My cousin** realized the oxymoron of communication. You must speak about what you know and have earned the right, via your education Read more [...]