10 Tips on Moderating a Panel Discussion

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Panel discussions are replacing keynotes and solo break-out sessions by experts at conferences. Rather than a rock-star presenter, who might disappoint, meeting planners are choosing to put a panel onstage and hear from multiple points of view. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Social Media Dale Klein Kay Meyer moderating a panel panel moderation Robert Buccino Ruth E. Have you noticed?

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The Main Attraction – How to be a Great Panel Speaker

SketchBubble

Have you recently been asked to take part in a panel discussion? Being part of a panel is a great way to share your expertise and position yourself as a leader in your industry. The post The Main Attraction – How to be a Great Panel Speaker appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

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10 Tips for Speaking on a Panel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a recent posting 10 Tips on Moderating a Panel Discussion I listed suggestions for anyone who has been appointed a panel moderator. In this companion piece, I’ll list tips for those of you who’ve been invited to speak on a panel. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Social Media panel speaking Simple math indicates there’s a greater chance you’ll be asked to be on [.].

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PowerPoint idea: Introduce a panel of speakers

PowerPoint Tips

To introduce a panel at a panel discussion or employees to a group, you can create a slide with their photos, name, title, and so on. Follow these steps: Collect the photos of your panel members.

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10 Tips for Moderating a Panel

Professionally Speaking...

Most of you would likely say that speaking on a panel is more difficult and requires more preparation than moderating one. The role of the moderator is critical to the success of the panel, success being defined as how much value both the audience and the panelists derive from the experience. But according to Jeremiah Owyang, in his blog post, How To Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel , a moderator should serve the audience, not the panelists.

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4 ways to plan a panel to delight the audience

The Eloquent Woman

A great panel shouldn't so surprising. But because so many speakers and organizers fail to prepare for delighting the audience, the truly delightful panels are few and far between. Far more common are panels that use up the listeners' goodwill and then some.

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5 secret advantages of the panel moderator

The Eloquent Woman

If you've been feeling kinda sorry for panel moderators, with such a small role to play, you're not alone--but you are mistaken. Panel moderators have some great, if secret, advantages up their sleeves.

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How to: Panel discussions in the Twitter age

The Eloquent Woman

Witness the discussion on the Tactical Philanthropy blog, where conference organizaers elicited audience opinioins on how and whether to structure panel discussions at an upcoming conference. A step-by-step look at what to do before, during and after a panel.

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Green Room Speakers: Avoiding Panel Hell

Green Room Speakers

Monday, June 1, 2009 Avoiding Panel Hell Why are panel discussions often so dreadfully boring? In other words, see the panel discussion as one presentation - with four different parts. From the Green Room: End panel hell.

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Why panel sessions suck (and how to fix them)

Speaker Confessions

Most training conferences in most industries resort to what’s called a panel session. Why do panels still happen? In theory a panel is jam packed with goodness, as it gets more people on stage at the same time, creates something real and spontaneous, and all things being equal more interesting stuff should happen than your average lecture. For a panel to work the panelists must be comfortable disagreeing with, or passionately supporting, each other in front of a crowd.

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Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (3 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (4 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

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Moderators, skip the well-worn panel path with 14 creative themes and questions

The Eloquent Woman

Most panel moderators follow a tried-and-true approach--typically, one honed by watching others moderate panels. But too often, the result is a lackluster panel in which the discussion rarely takes off and goes someplace interesting. Do's and don'ts: Create a panel of tipsters.

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My effort to reform the panel discussion, starting with the moderator

The Eloquent Woman

Panels, in my view, are often dreadful or just plain boring. One reason I like attending the speechwriters conferences I go to in the UK and Europe : They won''t include panel discussions. Call this my little effort to reform the panel then, starting with the moderator.

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Can you do a better job moderating panels? 3 ways to step up your game

The Eloquent Woman

Moderating a panel can be a snap.or But I believe moderators need to add value to the panel , not just hold the door open to let the speakers rush through. What else do you do to up your game as a panel moderator? Tags: panels moderation

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The Business of Books panel discussion – Toronto

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The Business of Books panel discussion.

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Panel presentation for freelance corporate writing

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Yesterday I spoke on the “Conquering Corporate Markets” panel at the ASJA conference in NYC (the American Society of Journalists and Authors). Since my first book ( How to Write & Give A Speech , St. Martin’s Press) was published in October 1984, I have run my own business: writing corporate speeches and helping executives give effective presentations. My experience is deep, wide, and first-hand.

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How to Speak on a Panel | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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How to survive a panel

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Panels are a low form of public speaking.    Rarely does a panel provide memorable content.    The success or failure of a panel in the end all depends on the moderator.    Let’s imagine you’ve been invited to be on a panel.    Audiences always say they wish the one good person on the panel had been allowed to speak for the entire time. 

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"End-of-Life Talks" v. "Death Panels" - Shift in Language Is Everything

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's because they were quickly labeled "death panels."  For us Baby Boomers, death has finally come out of the closet. An article on "end-of-life talks" is on the front page of The New York Times. Here you can read it.

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How should I evaluate invitations to speak on a panel? Pros and cons

The Eloquent Woman

The email or the call comes in: They want you as one of the speakers on a panel! The answer may hinge on many factors, so I've pulled together a list of panel pros and cons for you to consider when you're invited to join a panel discussion as a speaker. Pros: Panels are a great learning experience for speakers. Panels are great practice to move you toward a solo speaking gig. Panels offer a focused way to show your expertise.

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Writers Earning a Living: Alternate Revenue Sources – panel session (Nov. 15, Toronto)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Writers Earning a Living: Alternate Revenue Sources: PWAC Toronto panel talk and discussion. 15, Toronto. Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses earning a living as a freelancer freelance writing marketing

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What have we done to the panel discussion? How would you reform it?

The Eloquent Woman

Is it me, or are panel discussions in trouble? When they're done right, panels can be an inspiring source of varied ideas, sparkling discussion and crackling energy. But more often, you get panels that: Have too many speakers , like the one I turned down that wanted eight speakers, each of whom would have 2.5 I asked readers for their pet peeves about panels. What are your panel pet peeves--whether you're a speaker, moderator or audience member?

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Bill Maher And Panel Trash Debates, Challenge Michael Steele Over GOP Logic On Abortion

TJ Walker Interactive

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Writers Earning a Living: Alternate Revenue Sources – panel session (Nov. 15, Toronto)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Writers Earning a Living: Alternate Revenue Sources: PWAC Toronto panel talk and discussion. 15, Toronto. Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses earning a living as a freelancer freelance writing marketing

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Morning Joe Panel Stunned As Gov. Rick Snyder Asserts ‘Right To Work’ Is Not ‘Anti-Union’

TJ Walker Interactive

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Megyn Kelly Panel Gets Into Heated Battle Over Obama Attending ‘Anti-American’ PSY’s Concert

TJ Walker Interactive

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How to Change Body Language for a seated Presentation | Body Language Series for Public Speakers

TJ Walker Interactive

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Digital SHIFT: New Age of Freelancing – PWAC Toronto Panel Discussion – Mar. 22

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Can writers make money from new media? Learn about here-and-now writing styles, interactivity and electronic formats that promote conversation and reader participation. Understand pay rates for e-magazines, social media and online versions. Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses PWAC social media social media seminar social media seminar Toronto

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Will Your Q&A Session Make or Break Your Next Presentation?

DeFinis Communications

Presentation Skills Public Speaking Tips Presentation Delivery Eye Contact Body Language Posture Gesture Movement Vocal Skills Verbal Skills Audience Analysis Moderate a Panel Message Structure Content Development PowerPoint Tips Audience Engagement Presentation Skills Tips Great SpeakersMost presentations benefit from a question-and-answer session (Q&A). Audience members appreciate this time to get clarification, share comments or ideas, and get deeper information on key concepts.

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Should you display the live twitter stream on a large screen?

Speaking about Presenting

The decision depends on the nature of each session: is it a presentation, panel or a discussion? Live twitter stream during a panel. Twittering during a panel allows the audience to have direct input into the questions being asked of the panel.

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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38 mins ago « Weekly Digest of the Social Networking Space: Jan 30, 2008 Silicon Valley Sightings: San Jose Mercury News » 67 How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide Categories: Conference Posted on January 30th, 2008 Yesterday, I moderated another panel, ( here’s a review ) and I’m told by the conference organizers it went well. Sadly, the value of most panels are really poor, and this is mostly due to the lack of moderation.

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The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

Amidst the product launches, movie premiers, and concerts will be hundreds of experts featured on panels such as “Speaking to Geeks,” “The State of 3D in Cinema,” and “How to Save College Radio.”

Presenting in Africa

Professionally Speaking...

The majority of the presentations at both conferences were in the form of moderated panels. Tags: Commentary Presentation Style Speaking on Panels Africa business presentations conferences Kenya Wildlife Service I've just returned from two trips to Africa where I spoke and ran workshops at the Women in Management and Business (WimBIZ) conference (Lagos, Nigeria) and the Kenyan Association of Women Business Owners (KAWBO) conference (Nairobi, Kenya).

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The speech I wish she'd given: The messy side of women's issues

The Eloquent Woman

If you've spent enough time in your profession, you've been on one of those panels about "where are the women?" She shares just as much about how the panel got under her fingernails. Have you silently or openly dissed women's panels?

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Panelists: Is that the way you look?

The Eloquent Woman

When I'm training a team presentation, a set of panelists, or just an individual speaker who's going to be on a panel, I use a time-honored training tactic. Consider the table, or lack thereof: Skirted tables for panels were created precisely because panelists also fidget from the waist down.

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3 Presentation Lessons from Comic-Con 2012

Duarte Blog

I didn’t really think I’d get a lot out of panels on the upcoming issue of blah, blah, blah or previews of such-and-such show. Some are sitting in chairs at a panel. DC Comics had one up their sleeve this year at their Batman panel. First of all, let me come clean.

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Guest Posting: 7 tips for pitching investors, by Marianne Fleischer

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She coaches others to pitch ideas, handle Q&A, and stand out on panels, corporate presentations or digital media. Marianne Fleischer is a speechwriter and presentations executive coach. As a Corporate Communications consultant, her San Francisco firm, Fleischer Communications, helps clients think on their feet. Clients include Schwab, Apple, Salesforce, Genentech, DLA Piper Law Firm and […]. Business Communication Venture Capital

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practices for panelists: 7 paths to success

The Eloquent Woman

Speaking as part of a panel is a great opportunity to speak without the full responsibility for holding an audience's attention.a What's the panel setup--table with microphones or each of us taking a turn at the lectern?

The presenter's ego

The Eloquent Woman

I've seen big-ego speakers come to panel discussions with bios four times as long as the other participants, or insisting that they get to show three videos in addition to their five-minute talk, when the other speakers are stickinig to the limits.

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