Published Articles

  1. From Mediocre to (Almost) Perfect: Reinvigorate Your Panel Discussions.  Midwest Meetings, Fall 2014
  2. Moderating Panel Discussions: Speaker Magazine, August 2014
  3. How to Moderate a Panel Discussion: Tips for Facilitating a Riveting Exchange of Ideas.  Toastmaster Magazine, April 2015 and March 2018
  4. Bring Your General Sessions to Life Using Theater-In-The-Round, MeetingsNet Magazine, July 2016 pp. 46-49
  5. Ten Ways to Add More Pizzazz to Your Panel Discussions, Toastmaster Magazine, November 2016
  6. Escalating Interventions: A Six-Point Plan to Prevent Problems on your Panel, Speaker Magazine, May 2018
  7. How to Improve Your Meeting’s Panel Discussion, Successful Meetings, January, 2020
  8. How to Moderate a Panel Discussion – Virtually, Toastmaster Magazine, June 2020
  9. The Gotcha Question, Speaker Magazine, August/September 2021

Article Mentions

  1. How to Make Your Presentations Stand Out,  Fox Business, August 2010
  2. Time to Deep-Six the Panel?  MeetingsNet, April 2014.
  3. 5 Ways to Turn Panels from Boring to Brilliant, MeetingsNet, October 2015.
  4. Time to Rev-Up with a Rapid-Fire Panel?  MeetingsNet, May 2016.
  5. Bring Your General Sessions to Life with Theater-In-The-Round, MeetingsNet, June 2016
  6. 10 Tips to Improve Panel Discussions, Smart Meetings Magazine, Sept 12, 2016
  7. Take Cues from Pop Culture to Power Up Your Panel Discussions, Associations Now, March 2017
  8. What Seating Arrangements Reveal About a Meeting’s Culture, Associations Now, March 2017
  9. How to Liven Up a Panel Discussion, Connect Associations, Sept 19, 2017
  10. Panel Protocol: Top Ten Panel Tips to Boost Success, Midwest Meetings, March 11, 2019
  11. Panels Still Matter, Association Now, May 1, 2020
  12. Pack a 1-2-3 Panel Punch!, Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN) Newsletter, March 2021
  13. 5 Ways to Shake Up Your Panel, According to an Expert Moderator, PCMA Convene Magazine, August 2, 2021
  14. 4 Ways to Improve Remote Panel Discussions, Associations Now, April 9, 2021
  15. Meetings Pro Tip: The Power of Props, Associations Now, August 9, 2021

For more information about how to moderate a lively & informative panel discussion, check out our free 7-part video series on how to moderate a panel and other resources to help you organize, moderate, or be a panel member.

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