15 Skills Cruise Ship Lecturers Need to Work Their Audience | Introduction

ByBill Belew

15 Skills Cruise Ship Lecturers Need to Work Their Audience | Introduction

Work Your Audience

Work Your Audience

Opening remarks for

17 Skills Cruise Ship Lecturers Need to Work Their Audience | Introduction

It’s possible I won’t come up with 17 skills. I may end up with more.

I have a working/growing list of skills cruise ship lecturers, gosh, any public speaker should develop to work their audience.

Work their audience = connect, engage, get involved, know, relate, pull on the heartstrings of …

It is not enough to have a canned speech, or even a brown-bagged or plastic-bagged on.

Related: Diary of a Presentation

Good speaker go the extra mile to reach their audience where they, the audience is.

I have spoken more times than I have fingers or toes. When my little girl runs out of such digits she says, “That’s a LOT.” I have spoken a LOT.

The experience of speaking a lot has taught me what works and what doesn’t when you are before a crowd. In the coming days/posts I will share my lessons learned and invite you to share yours.

You can wait till I am all done and assimilate all the skills into an ebook or you can read along. Just drop your email below. We will not spam you. Never ever.

Before reading on, however, what skills do you think a cruise ship speaker needs?

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Bill Belew administrator

Bill Belew, PhD, MFA, MSc also has a very interesting career. Bill spent a half dozen years in the US Navy climbing the enlisted ranks and making the jump to Lieutenant where he served as a Surface Warfare, Communications and Intelligence Officer. While aboard ship, in the Navy, he sailed enough nautical miles to circumnavigate the globeAfter his military time, Bill spent nearly 20 years in the Far East – Japan, China, Russia and India where he taught university and created and grew his own language school throughout Japan and Far East Russia.Bill speaks to audiences of all size, countless times yearly. He has a network of 4000+ individuals who follow him in the Silicon Valley Bay Area to learn about Social Media/inbound/content marketing. He is a weekly guest on the Social Network Station broadcast to 90+ countries from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.More than 75,000,000 people have viewed over 125,000,000 pages in his network of sites.Bill is represented by 4 cruise ship agencies that send him, literally, anywhere and everywhere in the world, and is a principal of SpeakOnCruises.com

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