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Powerful Panels

This podcast is full of tips and techniques to help moderators and panelists be absolutely brilliant during panel discussions at meetings, conferences and conventions.
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Sep 27, 2021

Here is how panel moderators can break up panel discussions into bite-size chunks in order to provide basic structure and help the audience follow along.

Sep 24, 2021

"Cutting off" has such a bad connotation to it.  So here are a few different panel moderator strategies to "redirect" the conversation (vs. cut off the panelist) during a panel discussion.

Aug 25, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold interviews educator, podcast host and innovation strategist Dr. Stacey Gonzales on how she turned high school career day into a powerful virtual event with compelling professionals.

Aug 20, 2021

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.

Aug 18, 2021

Take the time to carefully craft good panel discussion questions that meet at least four of these six attributes!

Jul 9, 2021

One of the core values for all panel moderators is the notion of “fairness.” Pay attention to which panelists are contributing and for how long. Here are five active steps to balance it out.

Jun 29, 2021

Welcome to the Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and informative. This week's episode features seasoned panel moderators sharing their best practices from over the years, as well as their predictions for the meetings industry in future years, in the *300th* Powerful Panel Discussion Tip. View the full list of tips here https://powerfulpanels.com/powerful-panel-discussion-tips/.

Jun 17, 2021

Welcome to the Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and informative. This week's episode features the expert in meeting design, structure, and formats, Adrian Segar. We discuss how to structure and design powerful panel discussions into the larger context of meetings, conferences, and events.

Jun 16, 2021

Welcome to the Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and informative. This week's episode features panel moderation tips from a first-time panel moderator Senior Vice President of Futuri Media, Tracy Gilliam.

May 28, 2021

Panel discussions don't live up to their potential - a fabulous, spontaneous discussion between really smart people to create valuable takeaways for the audience. You can blame the moderator for many of the ills (check out the 2014 Panel Report for the details), but you can also blame the panelists - to no fault of their own.

May 17, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold shares how panel moderators can use the initial remarks from panelists to expand and build a cohesive story throughout the panel discussion.

May 5, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold shares a creative way to keep the panel discussion exciting with a game show activity.

Apr 21, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold shares how panel moderators can ensure they call on audience members from diverse backgrounds during a panel discussion.

Apr 8, 2021

Welcome to the Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and informative. This week Alastair Greener, Communications Speaker & Consultant, Event MC, and TV Presenter explains a number of strategies for panelists and panel moderators to prepare for and execute powerful panel discussions both internationally and in the states.

Mar 23, 2021

Welcome to the Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and informative. This week's episode focuses on how CEO and Founder of Futuri Media Daniel Anstandig prepares to have an interesting and engaging panel discussion.

 

Mar 12, 2021

Powerful Panels Podcast - dedicated to making all panel discussions lively and infomative. This week's episode is a debrief of the National Speakers Association (NSA) panel discussion at the Winter Conference 2021. The response was overwhelmingly positive aka #BestPanelEver! In this episode, Kristin interviews the event EmCees and panel moderators, Jon Petz and Pam Leinmiller for their tips and ideas.

Feb 11, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold shares a number of strategies to create intimacy during virtual meetings, virtual panel discussions and hybrid panel discussions.

Jan 11, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold provides a number of ways panel moderators and event organizers can plan to spice up their panel discussion with visual variety.

Jan 8, 2021

Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold shares the differences between a live virtual panel discussion and a recorded panel discussion.

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