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 [...]
Stories make your message stick. But HOW and WHERE and WHY you tell the story matters.
Enjoy the next several blogs on story telling – best practices, ways to create a story, what works, what doesn’t.
You enjoy going to a spa? Getting a massage? This blog is about a SPA. Sadly, not the massage 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 [...]
Use “credibility sprinkles” ™.
First - you must know how you’re credible. What experience brings you to the senior level of your organization? What’s on your list of accomplishments that are compelling? How have you gained your gravitas? What examples or stories support your answers to these Read more [...]