May 17, 2022
disagree respectfully during a panel discussion

How to Disagree Respectfully During a Panel Discussion

Although you have been selected to speak candidly about your perspective, you may be wondering how to disagree respectfully during a panel discussion. It’s bound to […]
May 3, 2022
Ways to Promote Your Product or Service at a Panel Discussion

7 Ways to Promote Your Product or Service at a Panel Discussion

A panelist recently asked me, “How do I position my book without being too sales-y or pushy?” Good question, as one of the reasons you want […]
April 26, 2022

14 Ideas to Keep Your Panel Discussion Script on Stage

A client of mine was just days away from her first panel and texted me in a panic: “How do I bring my panel discussion script […]
April 20, 2022

Pepper Notices into Your Panel Discussion

Rather than save all the notices and information (aka “housekeeping”) for the end of the panel discussion, why not pepper them throughout the panel? When you […]
April 6, 2022
The Audience and Panel Discussions

Is the Panel Discussion All About the Audience?

I had this comment about the audience and panel discussions on my YouTube 7-part video series: “This is the problem with moderators. ‘its all about the […]
March 30, 2022
Goodie Bag Panel Discussion Format

The Goodie Bag Panel Discussion Format

When you have a good sense of the various topics you want to cover, try this unique goodie bag panel discussion format: For each topic, select […]
March 15, 2022

Sample Script for a Panel Discussion in the Round

I recently put together this sample script for a panel discussion in the round, otherwise known as a “fishbowl” format. Thought it might be useful as […]
March 10, 2022

A Simple Hack to Make Your Panel Discussion More Interesting

Everyone loves to hear their name – especially during a panel discussion. It makes them feel special. Why? Because hearing your name literally causes a chemical […]
February 21, 2022

Making the Best Panel Moderator Decisions

A new panel moderator recently contacted me with all kinds of questions about her upcoming panel: What’s best? Should I sit stage right and have all […]
February 17, 2022
Timing on the Script for a Panel Discussion

Timing on the Script for a Panel Discussion

A coaching client recently asked me to review her timing on the script for a panel discussion. She had it laid out minute-by-minute. Which, in my […]
January 26, 2022
Making Numbers Count on a Panel Discussion

Making Numbers Count on a Panel Discussion

Panelists often spout big numbers to make their point or dazzle the audience with their brilliance. But I’m not so sure how effective they are in […]
January 13, 2022
What to Wear on a Zoom Panel Discussion

What to Wear on a Zoom Panel Discussion

Now that we have talked about what to wear on a panel discussion, let’s chat about what to wear on a ZOOM panel discussion (or another […]
December 22, 2021
What to wear on a panel discussion

What to Wear on a Panel Discussion

Ever wonder what to wear on a panel discussion? I do – all the time! The answer is not as simple as it may seem. Although […]
December 17, 2021

How Panel Moderators and Panelists Impress the Audience and Leave a Lasting Impression

I never know what to wear during a panel discussion. My general rule of thumb is to wear one cut above what the audience will be […]
November 17, 2021
panel moderator certificate

Panel Moderator Certificate

Recognize the efforts of your panel moderator with a panel moderator certificate. I’ve mentioned other ways to recognize your panel moderators and panelists, but here’s another […]
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