20 Ways to be More Creative in Your Public Speaking | Be Skeptical

ByBill Belew

20 Ways to be More Creative in Your Public Speaking | Be Skeptical

Creatives are Skeptical

Creatives are Skeptical

Continuing on in my series of how to be more creative in your public speaking career – be it on a stage in front of a group of marketers, or getting down and dirty with a bunch of dental hygienists.

There’s always room for improvement. Turning on the creative juices is one way to add oomph to your talk.

Being skeptical helps.

Asking yourself – Really? Are you sure? Would XYZ work better?

Or thinking out loud, “I am not convinced. Maybe the conspirators had in mind … , Dude, plan B might just lead to …”

Related: Book Bill to Speak to Your Group.

A healthy skepticism lends itself to asking if there is something that is not being displayed on the shelf, are you showing me everything, what are you holding back.

When you ask yourself these questions or allow your listeners to ask you, it causes you to dig into your reserves, to pull out more ideas, to well, um, be more creative.

Skepticism is thinking what other people don’t think and asking questions that others don’t.

And when you do that with your own presentations, you will have a more creative product to present.


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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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