Leadership and management

Working for a mission, not a boss

Working for a mission, not a boss
Big data founder of Crayon, Suresh V. Shankar, explains the value of embracing "stupidity."Read more

4 stages of open leadership development

4 stages of open leadership development
As I shared in the first part of my "Open Leadership Development" series, we started building our leadership development system at Red Hat many years...Read more

Want to be a great leader? Assume positive intent

Want to be a great leader? Assume positive intent
Open source communities are some of the most passionate organizations I've ever seen. Their members care deeply about the work they do (often...Read more

What storytellers can teach open leaders

What storytellers can teach open leaders
Learning from great storytellers makes us better open leaders—as long as we understand what these roles have in common.Read more

How an open leader achieves work/life balance

Openness is the only solution to work/life balance
Open leaders trust the systems that surround them when seeking balance in their busy lives.Read more

Why open leaders are masters of balance

Open leadership requires balance
Open leaders are systems thinkers, masters of balancing the delicate ecosystems that drive innovation.Read more

How to strengthen your agile heartbeat with powerful retrospectives

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The value of an agile approach to work extends beyond the work itself. Don't forget the retrospective, which can help your team re-focus, energize,...Read more

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring

A new kind of match-making: Speed mentoring
The Women of OpenStack recognized this need for mentors and started a mentoring program that matches mentors with newbies based on the type of...Read more