Making Yourself Memorable with Your Auto-Responder on Email

beach-with-laptopDon’t you hate “out of the office” email responses? They are always the same.  “I will be out of the office from This Date to That Date with limited time internet access. In case of an emergency, or any urgent issues, please feel free to contact XYZ." How NOT unique! Try these tips Read more [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Small Talk

small_talkBy Sarah Epstein You will face situations in which you must mingle with others in a professional setting whether at an event, a conference, or a holiday party. These settings can be daunting for even the most skilled small talkers. Today, we ask Karen for her advice/best practices on how to work Read more [...]

Karen Speaks to New Mexico Dental Association

IMG_1881What fun to speak in Albuquerque to my dental friends.  Our topic - The Naked Truth about S.E.X - Skills That Elevate Your 'X Factor'!  We had a high content and interactive half-day together. Their outcome: to affirm, strengthen and learn new skills on how to attract star quality/high 'X Factor' patients, Read more [...]

The Long Game of Marketing

networking1   In the past, we at Speak for Yourself have discussed the importance of expanding your professional network and have offered tips on the most effective ways to do so. Networking, however, does not end when you leave an event with a stack of business cards in hand. Networking is a way of Read more [...]

Karen Speaks at National Cancer Survivors Day

jpgYou might think that my keynote "Letters From Einstein", about hope, resilience, and brassieres, inspired my audience of cancer survivors, care givers, and the Texas Health Plano team of staff and volunteers. I hope it did. The truth is that this audience inspired me. As a fellow cancer survivor Read more [...]