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Panel Diversity

I don’t whine very often.

Or at least tell myself that.

Though today I am going whine about people whining.

And then proceed to try to fix instead of continuing to whine.

The whining that I am whining about is people complaining about the lack of on panels.

water falls between gray rock formation during daytime Panels of volunteers.

Panels organized by volunteers.

Panels publicized by volunteers.

Instead of complaining, you could recruit diverse people to speak on these panels.

Or you could organize a with diverse speakers.

Whining is always cheap and easy, but rarely valuable.

Fixing is valuable even if often neither cheap nor easy. I’d rather be thought of as valuable. Wouldn’t you?

Written by Russell Brand

Entrepreneur in residence at Founder Institute, he has mentored, performed due diligence on and invested in numerous early stage companies. Hundreds of these early stage companies have described Russell’s insights and advice as the most useful thing in the history of their companies. He has always had an inborn ability to find more valuable uses of new ideas and faster ways to achieve results.

red and grey Ask signage 

It’s not what you don’t know that will kill you

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It’s not what you say