Speaking On A Panel: 3 Tips

So, you’ve been asked to speak on a panel—what now?

Whether you like to prepare a lot (or not at all), here are three things to think about that will help ensure success at your next panel.

When you’re on a panel, it should feel like a casual conversation between you and a group of friends (even if you’re just meeting for the first time).

Stay present and listen to the answers and opinions of the other panelists. It’s okay to ask them questions or dive deeper into a particular idea—just go for it! No need to be formal or stiff, bring out the natural you with these tips.

Next week, we’ll share 3 more tips for what to do if you’re the moderator on an upcoming panel.