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ByBill Belew

Speak on Cruises | Tips | Plan Your Talk Out Before Making the Presentation

Cruise Ship Speaker - Belew

Cruise Ship Speaker – Belew

Speak on Cruises | Tips | Plan Your Talk Out Before Making the Presentation

I went to Bible College. While there we studied sermon writing – you know, where the preacher stands up on Sunday mornings and does his level best to keep people engaged for 20, 30, even 45 minutes.

Some preachers are pretty good. A lot of them are well, um … yawners.

Lots of preachers think they have to make 3 or 4 good points to send their listeners home with something to think about.

Some preachers look around for a good story to tell and once they find that, they build their sermon around it.

Still others just ramble. Simple as that.

The point – to be an effective speaker on a cruise ship or otherwise, you need to have a plan. A theme. A focus. A clear direction in mind from the get go.

Only then can you go about putting together an effective presentation.

You don’t want to be guilty of finding a good picture, image or video, then find yourself thinking ‘how can I fit this in?’

Rather, you want to have a good point and go looking for something to drive that point home.

The point comes first. The support is gathered. Not the other way around.

Plan your talk and build your presentation around it. Don’t go looking for parts of a presentation and hope you can build a talk to go with it.

The writer of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs calls it Planning in Analog.

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ByBill Belew

Cruise Speaker Openings | Celebrity for Europe, Transatlantic, Panama Canal and Caribbean

Cruise Ship Speaker

Cruise Ship Speaker

TRANSATLANTIC

Celebrity Silhouette
Dec 01-15 2013

Civitavecchia (Rome) to Fort Lauderdale / Transatlantic
Open to a Special Interest Speaker
Preferred Program: Music of the Region but other destination-related programs will be considered
Cannot consider these types of programs: Art History, Watercolor, Hollywood

 EUROPE

Celebrity Equinox
Oct 20-Nov 01
Roundtrip Barcelona / Overnight Venice Cruise
Open to a Destination-Related Special Interest Speaker

Celebrity Silhouette
Oct 19-31
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Venice / Eastern Med & Greek Isles
Open to a Destination-Related Special Interest Speaker

 

CARIBBEAN, SOUTH AMERICA & PANAMA CANAL

Celebrity Summit
Nov 23-30
Roundtrip San Juan, Puerto Rico / Southern Caribbean
Open to a Destination Speaker

Celebrity Century
Dec 21 2013-Jan 05 2014
San Diego to Fort Lauderdale / Panama Canal
Open to a true Destination Speaker

Celebrity Infinity
Dec 07-22 2013
Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso / Panama Canal & South America
Open to a Naturalist

Celebrity Infinity
Dec 22 2013-Jan 05 2014
Valparaiso to Buenos Aires
Open to a Naturalist

Celebrity Infinity
Dec 22 2013-Jan 05 2014
Valparaiso to Buenos Aires
Open to a Destination Speaker

 

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ByBill Belew

NEW OPENING FOR SPECIAL INTEREST SPEAKER | CROWN PRINCESS | ENGLAND

Cruise Ship Speaker

Cruise Ship Speaker

NEW OPENING FOR SPECIAL INTEREST SPEAKER:: CROWN PRINCESS

Crown Princess
Voyages # 3330 & 3331A
Sept 30-Oct 14, 2013
Roundtrip Southampton, England
Mediterranean Medley

Oct 14-Nov 09, 2013
Southampton, England to Fort Lauderdale, FL
Canary Islands & Western Europe Grand Adventure

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