September 13, 2023
Panelist on a Resume

Can I Put That I Was a Panelist on a Resume?

A panelist recently asked me, “Can I put that I was a panelist on a resume?” Honestly, I had never thought about that since I haven’t […]
July 20, 2023
last in line to speak (1)

Last In Line To Speak During a Panel Discussion

It does not happen too often, but you could be the last in line to speak after the other panelists have detailed all of your prepared […]
July 12, 2023
How to be a Panelist in a Panel Discussion More Frequently

How to be a Panelist in a Panel Discussion More Frequently

The main way to learn how to be a better panelist is to be a panelist in a panel discussion more frequently. You know that you […]
June 1, 2023
Prepare for a Panel Discussion

What Panelists Should Know to Prepare for a Panel Discussion

Once you agree to serve on a panel, have a quick conversation with the meeting organizer and/or panel moderator to confirm the event details not mentioned […]
May 24, 2023
fun on a panel discussion

Change Your Mindset: Have Fun on a Panel Discussion

Should you have fun on a panel discussion? Oh my goodness, YES, have fun on a panel discussion! Even though your audience wants to learn something, […]
May 15, 2023
What if I Can't Make It to the Panel?

What if I Can’t Make It to the Panel?

It happens – something comes up and you can’t make it to the panel. You have a screaming deadline at work, a sick child, or you’ve […]
May 9, 2023
Can an Introvert Be a Good Panelist?

Can an Introvert Be a Good Panelist?

As my editor reviewed my upcoming book, The Powerful Panelist: Everything You Need to Know to be a Capable and Confident Panelist in a Panel Discussion, […]
May 2, 2023
How to Get Invited to be on More Panels

How to Get Invited to be on More Panels

Congratulations!  You had a good experience being a powerful panelist and want to be invited to participate in more panels. Here are some ideas on how […]
April 20, 2023
Get to the Panel Discussion Early

Get to the Panel Discussion Early

I am often asked when the panelists should get to the panel discussion. My answer? “Get to the panel discussion early – at least 30 minutes […]
April 10, 2023
Invite a Friend to Your Panel Discussion

Invite a Friend to Your Panel Discussion

Inviting a friend to attend your panel discussion is a great idea – just check with the meeting organizer first!  There may be some reason why […]
April 5, 2023
Panelist Speaking Order

Panelist Speaking Order Advantages & Disadvantages

The order in which panelists offer their prepared remarks is a major factor in determining how they will be perceived.  While each panelist will be speaking […]
March 31, 2023
promoting the panel discussion

How Panelists Can Help With Promoting the Panel Discussion

Promoting the panel discussion is not just the responsibility of the event organizer.  As a panel moderator or as a panelist, you can help promote the […]
March 9, 2023
use profanity during a panel discussion

Can I Use Profanity During a Panel Discussion?

I was recently asked this question by a client I am coaching to be a powerful panelist: “I have been known to swear…can I use profanity […]
February 14, 2023
CHAT GPT

ChatGPT’s Answer to Panelist Faux Pas

Hello from the depths of my office where I have my head down working on my new book, The Powerful Panelist. Since ChatGPT has hit the […]
February 9, 2023
keep the audience in mind

Panelists – Don’t Forget to Keep the Audience In Mind

It annoys me when panelists solely talk to the panel moderator and their fellow panelists – and never address the audience. After all, it is the […]
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