Diary of a Whimpy Kid, um, Cruise Ship Speaker – the Debrief

ByBill Belew

Diary of a Whimpy Kid, um, Cruise Ship Speaker – the Debrief

Wrapping up this series on my first experience speaking on a cruise ship the last thing I did was a debrief.

I decided to sit down with my veteran cruise ship speaker friend, Rick Deutsch, and tell him my experience and get his feedback.

Cruise Ship Speaker - Belew

Cruise Ship Speaker – Belew

After that, I went back through my slides while the experience was still fresh in my mind and made changes/notes to things I want to do differently next time.

There’s always room for improvement.

There were slides that didn’t work. Places where I could add something or make better choices for images.

In short – the Toyota thing – Kaizen. Always making improving.

I am not sure why I take this so serious. It doesn’t make me any money although I did get some leads, trying as hard as I can to NOT do that.

I guess it has to do with a couple of things.

These folk were on their vacation. Of the many many options they had to spend their time, and on a cruise ship there are a LOT, they chose to spend part of their vacation with me. That’s no small thing. They gave me some of their time. I decided to do my best to give something back, for them to pleased they spent their time with me. I am glad I am did.

Point – if you’re going to do something/anything, you might as well give it your best. So, I did.

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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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