KISS Your Speech | Highly Effective Habits of Cruise Ship Lecturers

ByBill Belew

KISS Your Speech | Highly Effective Habits of Cruise Ship Lecturers

Highly Effective Habits of Professional Speaker

Highly Effective Habits of Professional Speaker

No doubt, Thomas Jefferson wrote one of the most famous and equally effective documents of all time. This may qualify him as one of the greatest wordsmiths of all time as well.

Jefferson said, “The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.”

Do NOT ever work to fill up the time you have been allotted. If you are not agonizing over what to keep OUT you, speaker, have not prepared nearly enough.

Learning to minimize your words does not come easily. People, speakers especially!, are afraid of silence. I mean, isn’t it their job to fill up the silence with great insights, prose, words (audible) of wisdom?

Related: Index to All 8 Highly Effective Habits of Cruise Ship Lecturers

Develop the habit of getting your point across in as few words as possible. Rather than repeating yourself endlessly in different ways, rather learn to say fewer words, repeat them less often and use timing = pauses effectively to let the words sink in.

The adage – the less said, the more remembered – comes to mind.

It is not easy to use less talk when you are a talker. But it’s a good habit to develop nonetheless.

Say it … give it time to sink in. Say it again to make sure. Then move on to the next point.

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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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