Role Reversal

  No, I’m not talking about Chas Bono on Dancing With the Stars. Dr. Richard Fine, a friend of mine, told me he was facilitating a Role Reversal Program at a senior living community this week. He said, “I’m going to ask my audience to pretend to switch feet, or hearts, or clothing with Read more [...]

Life, Death, and Fish Balls

Karen Cortell Reisman with her mother, Anne Cortell, in 1990. Today's blog was published in the Texas Jewish Post on 9-22-11. Happy New Year to all who celebrate the Jewish New Year - Rosh Hashanah.  You should never make my Mom's Gefilte Fish Balls. Why? 1. Your house will reek of fish for one week. 2. YOU will smell like fish for one Read more [...]

What I Learned from E-mail Marketing Boot Camp (Part II)

By Arin Forstenzer Why should you start social media marketing? Build your social network of fans, followers and connections by: Sharing useful, relevant & interesting content that encourages them to interact with you Interacting with fans and followers through conversation, discussions/debates, Read more [...]

Pictures from my Keynote at Ambition! 2011

Karen Cortell Reisman AmbitionRecently I keynoted at the Annual Ambition! Convention. The 1500 in attendance were incredibly gracious and energetic the entire morning, even dancing in their seats as Esther Spina, Chair Extradinaire, emceed the event. They really knew how to turn it on!             Meet Read more [...]

Debugging Your Life and Your Salad

Fried cockroaches on a stick!By Arin Forstenzer   My  mother lifted a piece of lettuce on her plate and we discovered she had been given a bit of extra protein with her steak, in the form of a very well done cockroach. After my initial reaction of pure horror, my mother waved to the maître’D. She showed him the Read more [...]