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 [...]

Facebook gems for your business

facebook logoHappy 10th Anniversary to Facebook! The traditional gift would be to give you something aluminum but in recent times that’s changed to diamonds. Cheaper than a real diamond, but possibly of greater value for your organization, here are 5 do’s and don’t gems on using Facebook to grow your business. Your Read more [...]