Top 2 Priorities for the Effective Cruise Ship Lecturer | The Professional Speaker, too

ByBill Belew

Top 2 Priorities for the Effective Cruise Ship Lecturer | The Professional Speaker, too

Conviction is Fire in the Bones

Conviction is Fire in the Bones

One of Steve Job’s presentation ‘principles’ was to deliver thoughts in groups of three.

That might have worked for him … and overall he has made a few more bucks than I have.

But I don’t agree.

It’s not about groups of three, it’s about one.

That being said I will contradict myself here … but keep in mind I am not talking I am writing.

There are 2 priorities every effective cruise ship lecturer should keep in mind. They are equally apropos to the professional speaker as well.

Priority 1 – Focus – Pound on your core message. One point. One theme. One topic. Everything else you say or do in your presentation drives that point home.

Priority 2 – Conviction – The speaker must have absolute conviction that the 30 or 45 minutes at hand that the audience is spending with them is the best way time can be spent at that moment.

It requires boldness.

Related: Persistence is required for the cruise ship speaker

However, if it’s true … then it’s true. And why shouldn’t the audience feel that conviction in your voice, in your demeanor, in your presentation?

I realize that it’s infotainment at best when we are on board. Even so, the audience will find in me focus on my topic and conviction that I know what I know.

How about you?

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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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