leadership

How to ask why at work without upsetting anyone

How to ask why at work without upsetting anyone
When things go awry, everyone wants to know "why?" But the question might have unintended consequences. Learn about a few alternatives.Read more

3 lessons from Gratipay's take-what-you-want compensation experiment

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How can open communities compensate contributors monetarily without crowding out intrinsic motivation? Let them take what they want, says Chad...Read more

To avoid disruption, stay open

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How can leaders foster cultures of innovation? The open source way, of course. Jim Whitehurst and Gary Hamel discuss.Read more

A leader's ability is the bottleneck of any organization

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Openness was key to scaling Dancer Concrete Solutions from a one-person shop to a dynamic (and growing) team. Today, it continues to guide the...Read more

The most important skill you need as a leader

The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON .Read more

What the community has taught me about open organizations

Jim Whitehurst responds to the community-produced companion to his book, The Open Organization .Read more

Just let your people do their jobs

Steven Ovadia offers his thoughts on Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.Read more

How to earn respect as a leader

In a post adapted from his new book, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst explains how to earn respect as leader of an open organizationRead more