Adding Layers to Your Cruise Ship Presentation to Raise the Level | Delivering on the Assignment

ByBill Belew

Adding Layers to Your Cruise Ship Presentation to Raise the Level | Delivering on the Assignment

Cruise Ship Speakers are Storytellers

Cruise Ship Speakers are Storytellers

Layer your Message to go from good to great.

This is the first in a series of articles I am writing about adding layers to your presentations to make them great.

You can read the introduction to layering your cruise ship presentation for greatness here.

Nobody can go wrong by delivering well on the first layer. In fact, if you don’t have the time or the know how to do the others, just do this one.

Deliver the content you were assigned to deliver.

Related: 8 Highly Effective Habits of Professional Cruise Ship Speakers

Recently I was invited to travel for free on the Azamara Quest along with my wife. I was one of the Special Interest Lecturers. My assigned topic was Social Media for Cruiser.

Over the course of the week, had I explained that Facebook is this, Google+ is that. Here is what they do and here is why people do them and who does them. And then sat down, I would have delivered on my assignment and say, “I did good.”

Not a few speakers are asked to tell us how to do A. They tell how to do A and everybody goes home happy.

That’s delivering on the first layer of a presentation.

And there’s nothing wrong with that IF you are satisfied with good.

But how do you do great?

I will look at the next layer in my next post.

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 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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