Extemporaneous Speaking – Three Rules on How to Speak Extemporaneously

How to Speak Extemporaneously When you speak, formally or informally, you want to sound “extemporaneous”- spoken without preparation. BUT you are prepared. Here are your Three Speak For Yourself® rules on how to appear unprepared but prepared! Extemporaneous Speaking Tip #1: Do not memorize. But, do know what your Read more [...]

Monetize Your Mouth — Seven Strategies that Sell YOU.

Karen Cortell Reisman Executive Speech Coach monetize your mouth Describe what you do (at a party, event, wine tasting…) in a SHORT sentence that includes a benefit statement. “I work with you on how to speak for yourself to make more money.” Add metaphors. “Life is a rollercoaster”. Ask questions. Let the other person talk. Give compliments. Tip: Read more [...]

Top Ten 2014 Speak For Yourself Blog Posts

Gold top 10 winner 3 Communication Lessons Taught by Robin Williams http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/three-communication-lessons-taught-by-robin-williams/ 4 Super-Star Speaker Qualities Gleaned from an Emmy Award Acceptance Speech  http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/four-super-star-speakerleader-qualities-gleaned-from-an-emmy-award-acceptance-speech/ 3 Read more [...]

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 [...]