How to Boost Your Cruise Ship Speaking Skills | Plan to Do Well

ByBill Belew

How to Boost Your Cruise Ship Speaking Skills | Plan to Do Well

Stories have layers

Stories have layers

It’s cool to be able to speak off the cuff, extemporaneously. And it’s really cool if you can do it well.

In most cases speakers who do this well, have a deep reservoir to draw from things they have used in the past or have thought through at length.

Plan to Do Well

Cruise Line Speakers are likely to never be able to pull this off.

Related: Highly Effective Habits of Cruise Ship Lecturers | Storytelling

One reason being: the ship requires visuals – powerpoint, keynote and the like. I use Prezi. You can’t even get on the ship if you don’t have a slide deck to go with your talk.

And nobody can throw a slide deck together in an instant.

I can give talks in a moment’s notice. And I can give visuals if I have wi-fi. And I have enough generic slides/talks, that I can pull one up and talk from those.

Plans A, B, and C

But it’s because I have a plan to do well. And I have a plan B and C as well, just in case.

If you want to boost your skills as a cruise ship speaker, you need to plan your talks and your visuals and for the eventualities that are sure to find their way to you.

You cannot speak a lot and not expect something to go wrong sometimes.

How do you plan to do well?

Let us help you put your plan together and get you 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 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