Frameworks for panel moderation

As someone who’s moderated a few conference panels in recent months, and is preparing for doing another one in June, I found Guy Kawasaki’s tips on how to be a great moderator quite useful: Don’t over-prepare the panelists. Do prepare yourself in advance. Never let panelists use PowerPoint. Never let panelists use anything special. Make […]

California pics on Flickr

I’ve just uploaded a bunch of photos to Flickr, all re my California trip including lots from the New Communications Forum. You can see the set here. Also, check out all the tagged Forum photos at Flickr. Here’s a favourite – Shel and I with Jeff Clavier (on the left) and Sallie Goetsch, two of […]

NCF2006: Hear the feedback

It’s been a tremendous week here in California! The New Communications Forum in Palo Alto was an outstanding professional development and networking event and I am very pleased indeed to have been part of it. I wish I’d been able to post more about the Forum than I was able to. But lots of other […]

For Immediate Release Mashup Edition – March 2, 2006

The Rock and Roll Geek Show‘s Michael Butler interviews FIR‘s Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz and On the Record Online‘s Eric Schwartzman at the New Communications Forum, Palo Alto, California, USA. A 57-minute podcast. Download the file here (MP3, 39MB), or sign up for the RSS feed to get it and future FIR shows automatically. […]

The Hobson & Holtz Report – Podcast #116: March 2, 2006

Content summary: Special edition live at the New Communications Forum; Neville and Shel announce a podcasting-book deal with McGraw-Hill; conversations with John Cass, Jeremy Wright, Jory des Jardins, Elisa Camahort, Debbie Weil, Michael Geoghegan, Shel Israel, Philip Young; report from Dan York; Eric Schwartzman in conversation with Phil Gomes; Stephen Turcotte talks to Robert Scoble […]