In "Letting the Sparks Fly," The Open Organization's fifth chapter, Jim Whitehurst directs readers' attention to forces that inhibit the kind of "frank" discussion that make organizations better. This is a recap of the Twitter chat.
This week, we're discussing Chapter 4: Choosing Meritocracy, not Democracy. Join us!
Discussion about engagement in the Open Organization book club. Engagement can be powerful. It can channel the passion of employees and help shape or reshape a company.
On Monday, September 7, I kicked off the second week of the Open Organization book club. This week, our topic was "Chapter 2: Igniting Passion," in which author Jim Whitehurst describes several strategies for igniting passion in your organization.
Conference season is here. And, with it comes a barrage of swag just waiting to find its way to bottom of our bags or a pile on the top of our desks.
It's football season and I'm trying my hand at helping coach my son's team. He's surprisingly good at defensive end and I am obviously very proud. It's all what you would expect, until recently, something stood out.
Let's talk about our community discussion list. It's a public mailing list we created some time ago to facilitate conversation about opensource.com. We envisioned it as a channel for communication regarding both the website and the community that sustains it—not the content we feature here. And we... Read more