Sam Knuth reflects on his experiences with employees who lose their fire—and offers tips for reigniting it.
In the Open Organization book club this week, writer Scott Nesbitt examines "Chapter 3: Building Engagement."
Open Organization ambassador Robin Muilwijk offers his thoughts on the second chapter of The Open Organization: "Igniting Passion."
Working in an open organization is truly a team effort, and that means doing a bit of everything—even changing lightbulbs. Pete Savage explains how being part of an open organization means embracing a certain ethos.
Opensource.com Community Manager Rikki Endsley explains why at Red Hat and other organizations create places where their employees can be involved and passionate about their work. No need for the Kool-Aid.
Self-promotion in an open source world, it starts with a shameless plug—a simple way to make people aware of something you’re passionate about. Then, over time, you get more comfortable with using the shameless plug and that desire to make people aware transforms into purposeful marketing. At some... Read more
Open source has a secret. Do you know what it is? It has to do with a common characteristic found across successful open source communities that set them apart from others. For those that are new to open source, understanding the intricacies of how open source communities share, communicate, and... Read more
I've always believed that the best things in life should come in open source packages. Openness is a natural synonym with selflessness and, thus, with love in its truest form. That's the analogy that instantly came to my mind after reading this article by Bryan Behrenshausen, which discusses ways... Read more
To be successful and truly collaborative, knowledge-sharing systems require intuitive tools that connect people, reward participation, and align well with existing work and communication patterns. After IDEO's two-year internal development effort to create and implement "the Tube," their... Read more
One of the great things about being a potter is the way that experience, tools, and tips are shared by those who love the craft. At my first lesson at the potter's wheel, I was blown away by the way my peers (who were strangers at the time) invested in sharing knowledge with the newbies. The more... Read more