I’m a big fan of audience interaction during a panel discussion, so you would think I would be a big proponent of having a Q&A session all the time.
There ARE times, when I do NOT recommend engaging in a Q&A session during a panel discussion:
When you have all three conditions running at the same time, I would seriously consider NOT having Q&A during your panel discussion!
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