Add some pizazz to the traditional panel discussion format with these tips and techniques.Drawn from her extensive experience as a nationally recognized speaker, master facilitator, and panel moderator, Kristin Arnold provides 123 different ways to transform a traditional panel discussion into the hit of your conference!
In this 200+ page reference guide, you discover myriad ideas to punch up your panels including how to:
- Design an inspiring panel format
- Find and prepare your panelists
- Curate fabulous questions
- Set the stage and A/V tips
- Open with pizazz!
- Inspire spontaneous and informative conversations
- Intervene firmly but tactfully
- Finish with panache
- Keep the audience at the edge of their seats
- Shift gears periodically
- Engage & involve the audience
- Moderate lively audience Q&A
- PLUS tons of tips on how to adapt these techniques to the virtual environment!
Just pull out this quick reference guide to provide a little inspiration for your live, face-to-face, virtual, and hybrid panel discussions!
Kristin Arnold MBA, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, CPF | Master, is passionate about making all panel discussions more engaging, interactive and collaborative. She has surveyed and studied what makes panel discussions absolutely fabulous – or not.
Since 1993, Kristin is the founder and President of Quality Process Consultants, a boutique consulting firm specializing in galvanizing leaders and their teams to think things through, make better collaborative decisions to achieve sustainable results.
She’s a high stakes meeting facilitator, trainer, keynote speaker and panel moderator, known for her concrete approaches and practical concepts, tools and techniques her clients can apply immediately to see positive, substantive results.
Kristin was one of the first female graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy and the first woman stationed onboard the USCGC Buttonwood, a seagoing buoy tender.
She parlayed her understanding of teams and teamwork with an MBA in Marketing Strategy into a specialized management consulting firm focused on building extraordinary teams in the workplace.
She is an award-winning author and Past President of the US National Speakers Association. She divides her time between Scottsdale, Arizona and Prince Edward Island, Canada.