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How Do You Think On Your Feet?

by | Oct 25, 2016

executive-communication-speaker-and-coach-karen-cortell-reisman-microphone-on-stageMark Twain once said, “It takes me a good two weeks to prepare for an impromptu speech.” As I conclude this 7-part series on how to think on your feet (all the blogs are really short!), here’s the overall answer: By using categories, your listeners will have a better chance of remembering your information, and you will sound more organized.

Your homework. When your Board of Directors, or your global team, or your EVP asks you something while having lunch… answer using one of these strategies: The Pros and Cons Method, The Bridge Technique, The Past-Present-Future Timeline, The Time Strategy, The Geographic Model, or The Point of View Method.

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© Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S., author of 3 books and President of Speak For Yourself®, works with decision makers on how to speak with gravitas. It’s all in how you speak for yourself. Karen also speaks about her cousin, Albert Einstein, in a message about hope, resilience and brassieres.

Read more at www.SpeakForYourself.com/blog.

Did you know that we also do customized workshops on how to think on your feet? Click here: https://www.karencortellreisman.com/seminar-what-i-didnt-say.html


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