Alexis Monville (en)

Author: Alexis

  • Mindsets for the Future

    Mindsets for the Future

    Leading in a Non-Linear World: Building Wellbeing, Strategic and Innovation Mindsets for the Future Traditional linear leadership models are increasingly ineffective. Jean Gomes’s book Leading in a Non-Linear World provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and adopting new mindsets necessary for thriving in our complex environment. Embracing Complexity and Uncertainty Making Sense of the World…

  • Engineering Leadership at Scale: Navigating Complexity and Change with Tamar Bercovici

    Engineering Leadership at Scale: Navigating Complexity and Change with Tamar Bercovici

    In this episode of “Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership,” we explore the intricate balance of leadership and technology with Tamar Bercovici, VP of Engineering at Box. Tamar shares her journey from a software engineer to a leadership role, where she focuses on building robust teams and innovative technologies at Box. She delves into her transition…

  • Playing to Win

    Playing to Win

    In exploring leadership and organizational strategies, I’ve often navigated the delicate balance of language and its impact on team dynamics and individual mindset. The concept of ‘winning’ can be a double-edged sword—while it inspires some, it might instigate fear or paralysis in others who dread the prospect of losing. This aversion to a win/lose dichotomy…

  • Building and Sustaining Excellence with Bruce Wang (Netflix)

    Building and Sustaining Excellence with Bruce Wang (Netflix)

    Dive into the world of tech leadership with Bruce Wang, Director of Engineering at Netflix, in the latest episode of “Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership.” Bruce shares his journey from developer to leadership, emphasizing the balance between building trust, seeking excellence, and driving customer delight. Discover his approach to cultivating engineering culture, growing and mentoring…

  • Leadership: A Contested Term

    Leadership: A Contested Term

    Leadership is a contested term. The Merriam Webster defines it as: Leadership is about influencing others towards achieving common goals. Understanding leadership is akin to exploring a vast and diverse landscape, where each theory and style offers unique insights into how we can inspire, guide, and evolve with our teams. The Multifaceted Nature of Leadership…

  • Revisiting ‘Good Strategy Bad Strategy’

    Revisiting ‘Good Strategy Bad Strategy’

    In my latest reading journey, I revisited a cornerstone of strategic thinking, “Good Strategy Bad Strategy” by Richard Rumelt. This masterpiece, which I’ve always held in high regard for its insightful analysis and practical advice, struck a new chord with me, illuminating facets of strategy with even greater clarity. My return to Rumelt’s wisdom was…

  • Redefining Growth: Pearlside’s Vision Beyond Numbers

    Redefining Growth: Pearlside’s Vision Beyond Numbers

    To redefine leadership and organizational growth, looking beyond conventional metrics is essential. Recently, while discussing Pearlside‘s value proposition, I encountered a thought-provoking question regarding our milestones for growth at different scales – 50, 500, and 5,000 people. This moment of surprise sparked a deeper reflection on my true aspirations for growth and impact, leading me…

  • Leading with Outcomes: Insights from Stellafai’s Co-Founders

    Leading with Outcomes: Insights from Stellafai’s Co-Founders

    In this episode of “Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership,” I sit down with Tim Beattie and Bella Bardswell, the innovative minds behind Stellafai, to discuss the intricacies of leadership, collaboration, and the transformative power of setting and achieving measurable outcomes. Tim and Bella share their unique journeys, the challenges they’ve faced, and the lessons they’ve…

  • The Art of Thinking: 25 Insights into Human Misjudgment from Charlie Munger

    The Art of Thinking: 25 Insights into Human Misjudgment from Charlie Munger

    In “Poor Charlie’s Almanack,” Charlie Munger analyzes the psychological factors that lead to poor decision-making. Known as the 25 standard causes of human misjudgment, these principles provide invaluable insights into why people think and act the way they do. As a leadership coach, understanding these causes can be transformative in guiding teams and individuals toward…

  • Navigating the Evolution of Cloud Infrastructure: Insights from Michael Galloway

    Navigating the Evolution of Cloud Infrastructure: Insights from Michael Galloway

    In this enlightening episode of “Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership,” we dive into the dynamic world of cloud infrastructure with Michael, a seasoned tech industry expert. With over 20 years of experience, including significant roles at Yahoo, Netflix, and now HashiCorp, Michael offers a rich perspective on the evolution of technology and leadership. Michael’s journey…