20 Ways to Be More Creative in Your Public Speaking | Have a Sense of Humor

ByBill Belew

20 Ways to Be More Creative in Your Public Speaking | Have a Sense of Humor

Cows speak Japanese and Chinese

Cows speak Japanese and Chinese

I taught university for many years. I used to poke fun until I learned that I was the only one having fun. The poked was not enjoying the moment.

I corrected that flaw in my character by making myself the butt of all of my future jokes.

I do, however, still look for the humor that can often be found in 3rd party far removed unfortunate circumstances.

I read not long ago that event organizers = the people who book speakers are looking for speakers who can make their crowds laugh and shed a tear in the same talk.

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Therein lies the creativity = look for the humor in situations. People often laugh at the unfortunate occurrences of others. Let them happen to you. Allow yourself to be vulnerable. Put yourself out there.

And the more you learn to poke fun at yourself, the better you become at it = the more creative you are.

Having a sense of humor can be a valuable asset to making your cruise ship lectures not only more creative but more fun and interesting in general.

Did I tell you about the time when I ….

 

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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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