Ian Cleary runs razorsocial.com, is an expert in social media tools, and speaks at various conferences. He has attended several panel discussions, he is frequently asked to be a panelist, and has even moderated a few.
I’m a little rankled about a recent posting from the NY Magazine about a panel at Davos about gender equality….and it was all men. (We’ve talked about ubiquitous “manels“.)
I’m always on the look-out for unique ways to spice up a panel discussion – and most of them seemed to be based on TV games or reality shows. Imagine my surprise when Mary Foley shared a technique akin to “The Newlywed Game” to kick off a panel she moderated at last week’s National Speakers Association
I was talking with a meeting organizer the other day who was grousing about the usual suspects. You know… the folks who are ALWAYS called upon to be on the panel – “legends” in the business (at least in their own mind), panel groupies who always offer to be on a panel, sponsors who need
In a recent survey of 539 executives, thought leaders and meeting planners, 66% of the respondents had issues with the panelists being out of control. That’s 2/3 of the people think the panelists can do a better job sharing their wisdom with the crowd. After all, how hard can it be for a panelist to show up,