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Although both of these techniques have their strengths, Ping Pong and Hot Potato are NOT effective as the only two questioning techniques a panel moderator should use. Both of these techniques keep the focal point on the moderator when it should be on the conversation between the panelists. Use them sparingly and purposefully during your next panel discussion.
Take the time to carefully craft good panel discussion questions that meet at least four of these six attributes!