This is the last in my series of 20 ways to be a more creative public speaker.
I would be hard pressed to pick out which one I think is the best or the easiest or the hardest for that matter.
But this last one is no small idea.
If you want to be good at what you do, hang out with other people who are good at what they do.
This is NOT hanging out with other cruise ship lecturers. This is hanging out with other experts.
Perhaps you noticed, it is just plain fun to watch other people do what they are really good at.
Collaborate with experts. Ask them what makes them good at what they do. How did they become so good? Can they give some examples of what ‘good’ looks like in their world of expertise?
It’s incredibly stimulating to be a group of high achievers, the strongly motivated, the deeply committed, the expert.
When you see/learn how others go about navigating their world, that is, applying creative strategies, there is a natural transference of ideas.
When you hang out with other creatives, you’ll either feel way out of place or they will begin to rub off on you.
When you are around experts in their chosen field, you will want to step up your game by applying life lessons they learned and share.
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