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 [...]

Three Communication Lessons Taught by Robin Williams

Robin WilliamsTake the highroad. No one is immune to life’s chaos. You might think that winning Oscars and Emmys and being famous creates a bubble of immunity to pain. False. But, how is this relevant to your life? You are probably saying, “Well, I’m NOT famous.”  Maybe not, but you ARE a leader in your Read more [...]