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
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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 […]
November 2, 2021
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How to Promote Yourself During a Panel Discussion

Wondering how the heck you can subtly promote yourself during a panel discussion?  You don’t want to be too pushy or too salesy BUT there is […]
October 20, 2021
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Demonstration Panel Format to Discuss Best Practices

During this week’s Powerful Panel Podcast, David Cruickshank shared his “demonstration panel format” which is a brilliant format to share and discuss best practices. Cruickshank mostly […]
October 13, 2021
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Please Help Me Crowdsource My Next Book – The Powerful Panelist

I’m writing the next Powerful Panels book to answer panelists’ frequently asked questions. I would LOVE to hear the specific questions you have about being a […]
September 29, 2021
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35 Illuminating LGBTQ Panel Discussion Questions to Spark Conversation

Since October is LGBTQ History Month (not to be confused with Pride Month held in June), there will probably be plenty of panels discussing the importance […]
September 15, 2021
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30 Panel Discussion Questions on Digital Transformation

Especially with the digital disruption and rapid adoption of technology during this COVID world, there are more and more panel discussions about digital transformation. So here […]
September 8, 2021

Panel Discussion Topics

In talking with myriad meeting organizers, whenever I ask about panel discussion topics, I usually get a one or two-word response such as “Leadership,” “Technology,” “COVID,” […]
September 2, 2021
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How Panelists can Respond to Pesky “Gotcha” Questions

It’s every panelists’ nightmare: the panel moderator asks a question that comes from left field that leaves you staring like a deer in headlights.  Modeled by […]
August 25, 2021
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50 Career Panel Questions to Inspire Your Students

A Career Day Panel is a great way for students to hear from diverse business people about their jobs, career paths, education, and skills required to […]
August 19, 2021
Female Leadership Panel Discussion Questions

45 Female Leadership Panel Discussion Questions

I recently wrote a blog with 45 potential leadership panel questions and was subsequently challenged to write about female leadership panel discussion questions! So, without being […]
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