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How to change

I spoke at Lean Kanban France, the ancestor of Flowcon, ten years ago. A big thank you to the organizers who invited me to speak again at the celebratory edition. I first said no to avoid another travel, and then finally accepted as I was pitching for Red Hat at a public sector event in […]

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The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit is a book by Michael Bungay Stanier (aka MBS). In telling you about the book, I feel I am giving away many of my secrets. But, yeap, they are not mine. The subtitle is: “Say Less, Ask More and Change the Way You Lead Forever.” It is just perfectly telling everything. The […]

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The 67 days of the leadership challenge

The compilation of all the LinkedIn posts published over the summer of 2022 with the hashtag #67daysofleadership.

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Invest in Open Source with Joseph Jacks

Over the last years, people have moved from innovating in secret labs to innovating in the open, and open-source became the way to define industry standards. Today, I am pleased to have Joseph Jacks on the podcast to explore the open-source world. Joseph is the founder and General Partner of OSS Capital a fund that exclusively focuses on early-stage commercial open source companies.

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Peer-to-Peer Feedback Survey

During my #67daysofleadership challenge, on Day 47, I shared about Three Trillion Dollar Coach. I mentioned that I want to use with my team a peer-to-peer feedback survey inspired by one used at Google and described in the book. To give some context, my team is the one leading all engineering at Red Hat. 🤔 […]

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A New Habit for the New Year

Changing Your Team From The Inside chapters end with an activity for the readers to try. The exercise suggested at the end of the first chapter, titled Be The Change, is the Best Possible Self. When you follow the last link, you can learn how to do the activity and why you should absolutely try […]

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A tale of a leadership team workshop

Day One: Coming Together For some leaders from different organizations that will merge into one in the upcoming weeks, the face-to-face meeting is the first opportunity to meet in person with each other and their new manager. Even if the three facilitators made sure to greet everyone as they entered the room, the tension was […]

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Invest a few hours to excel at public speaking

A few months back, I was doing some research on public speaking, and I stumbled on this short video of one of the world’s experts in public speaking Conor Neil. What I learned in the video changed forever the way I envision starting and finishing a talk. Yes, there is a grownup way to say: Once upon […]

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Emile wants to solve consistency the open source way

Do you remember Igraine from the Primary Team story? Igraine leads the EMEA region of a global company. Bob, Igraine’s manager, told the Field Leadership Team that he wanted to get more consistency from the three main regions and that Igraine, leading EMEA, Yun, leading APAC, and Aileen, leading Americas, should come up with proposals. […]

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Delivering Delight with Avi Liran

Avi Liran is the CDO at Delivering Delight. CDO stands for Chief Delighting Officer. Delivering delight is what we explore in this episode of Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership. Avi Liran has been a CMO several times, an entrepreneur, a trade commissioner, an investor. He admitted in the podcast having lost all his money 3 […]