Mastering a Panel Discussion: 5 Strategies To Make You Stand Out
Dear tech executives,
I hate panel discussions. Yes, I hate them.
They are the worst way to occupy a stage during a conference.
Panel discussions are dull, superficial, and boring.
However, as an executive, you’ll be invited, at some point, to participate in such type of public event.
Let’s get busy and find out how to stand out and make the most of the worst form of public speaking ever.
Even if you hate them as much as I do, panel discussions are fantastic opportunities to showcase your expertise, share valuable insights, and connect with industry leaders.
Because all the other participants won’t prepare much for it, standing out will be pretty straightforward. Excelling as a keynote speaker requires a lot of work, but standing out as a panelist requires just a few basic tricks.
I have gathered five essential tips to help you prepare for an upcoming panel discussion, ensuring you shine brightly amidst the dullest conversation.
By following these strategies, you'll be equipped to captivate the audience, contribute meaningfully, and make a lasting impact.
Do Extensive Research on Participants
Before the panel discussion, invest time in researching all the other participants.