3 More Effective Ways to Improve Your Next Cruise Ship Lecture

ByBill Belew

3 More Effective Ways to Improve Your Next Cruise Ship Lecture

Recipe for Improvement

Recipe for Improvement

I want to continue to improve. I like to think I am pretty good at what I do. I get good feedback when I speak on board. But I still want to improve. Do you?

3 More Hard Ways to Improve Your Cruise Lecture

3. Plan to do well –

It’s really cool when you see lights go on in your listeners … when you pause and notice that they are making the connection to something you said early on and a point you make later on.

Connections aren’t made, lights do not go on unless you place those nuggets in your talk.

4. Tell Stories

Your audience wants to relate to you. They do not want to know how much you love your cat. They might laugh. But listen carefully to how deep, or shallow the laughter is. Now tell a story that your audience can empathize with, funny or sad or otherwise. Then listen to the response. It’s different.

5. Practice, practice, practice.

A guy walking down the street in NYC asked somebody, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”

“Practice, practice, practice.”

The words and gestures and facial expressions should come out easily and effectively because they have come out that way so many times before.

Work these 5 steps and you will be a better cruise ship lecturer the next time you are on board.

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About the author

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 globe

After 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