What’s the Biggest Screw-up You Can Make on Social Media?

Karen Reisman Executive Speech Coach Social Media picLately clients have said, “I’m waiting for a reply email on our project but I see he’s posted an article just now on Linked In.” Or, “She couldn’t attend the Cerebral Palsy Dinner but someone told me she was pictured at a dinner party on that same evening.” One friend said, “I sent 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 [...]

What’s the Most Powerful Word to Get Your Message Heard?

Karen Reisman Public Speaking Coach Pete SessionsYou won’t believe the answer. You will think, “That’s too easy.” Here’s your hint: What’s the least powerful word to get your message across? Answer: “I”. What’s the most powerful word to get your message across? Answer: “YOU”. United States Congressman, Pete Sessions, Read more [...]

Your Voice, Your Business and Your Audience

Karen Cortell Reisman Speaker on Communication green peppersAs the current President of the National Speakers Association, North Texas Chapter, I write a monthly newsletter column. This edition relates to your concerns about really meeting the needs of your listeners. Enjoy! Did you know that Chris Price hates runny egg yolks? He can tolerate a scrambled egg; Read more [...]