NEW Story Community Call

You might know, I’m a huge fan of community calls. I LOVE taking regular, designated time to invite people to converse around a theme or a body of work. I find these calls priceless because actually talking to the people you are designing strategies, resources and experiences for is how you build the right strategies, […]

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NEW Story Community Call

Leadership should come with a smile

In the past, I’ve worked to detail what competencies and skills a leader inside the Mozilla community commonly has. For me, the majority of what is included in that framework could be seen as Leadership Competencies more broadly. What’s more, experiencing different kinds of leadership in the past years, both inside Mozilla and outside in […]

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Leadership should come with a smile

Privacy/Security and Bullying

If all the sand in the Sahara is in the Sahara, and you have a mechanism to measure the exact shape of a single grain of sand, should the anthropomorphic sand try to hide their individual shapes? Of course I think our privacy and security is important. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be doing 95% […]

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Privacy/Security and Bullying

The Calm Catalyst

The last chapter of the Open Organization talks about how a leader in an open community has to be a catalyst: “An agent that provokes or speeds significant change in action.” When I read this definition, say it out loud, reflect on my connotations of this word, I interpret a degree of urgency. I don’t […]

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The Calm Catalyst

Reach outside the silo

One of the things I know about open source and open communities is that as much as we want to break down silos, we have to form silos. Networks are complicated, open is messy and there are communities and sub communities and communities of communities…If you think about how complicated a meta view of “Open” […]

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Reach outside the silo