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Join the open organization community conversation about open organizational design and culture. Read more about the ways open principles like transparency, collaboration, and community are changing the way we work, manage, and lead—then submit your own story.

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We often describe open organizations as places where people volunteer to take on new challenges. But what about the jobs no one wants to do?
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Members of high-performing teams must be comfortable appearing vulnerable when they collaborate. Open leaders can help them.

When organizational challenges don't have clear and immediate solutions, open leaders need to think differently about their roles.

If members of your organization are sharing their concerns about your behavior with everyone but you, they may no longer trust you're doing the right thing.

To build an open access education hub, our team practiced the same open methods we teach our students.

What would you advise someone preparing to rule the galaxy?

Can we embrace new ways of working and still set goals? Here are three misconceptions about what it means to "be agile."

Not everyone "defaults to open." Demonstrating how it's possible is a humbling and instructive challenge.