Alexis Monville (en)

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  • Unleashing Leadership Potential: A Conversation with Ali Schultz from Reboot.io

    Unleashing Leadership Potential: A Conversation with Ali Schultz from Reboot.io

    As we navigate the dynamic world of leadership, it’s crucial to uncover the human essence behind the title. This week on Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership, I had the pleasure of delving into this subject with Ali Schultz, co-founder of Reboot.io. Celebrating a decade of transformative coaching and organizational development, Ali brings a wealth of…

  • New Experiment for Effective Meetings: Discovery One-on-One

    New Experiment for Effective Meetings: Discovery One-on-One

    Hello, Ever struggled with breaking the ice in meetings with new colleagues or clients? I’m excited to share a unique approach from our book, “I am a Software Engineer and I am in Charge,” that transforms these encounters. 🎯 Introducing: Discovery One-on-One 🤔 What Is It? This is a structured yet flexible approach to prepare…

  • The Essence of Leadership: Insights from Agile Tour Bordeaux

    The Essence of Leadership: Insights from Agile Tour Bordeaux

    At the recent Agile Tour Bordeaux conference, attendees had a unique opportunity on Friday afternoon: a segment dedicated solely to exploring ideas through open space technology. Within this dynamic framework, I had the privilege of conducting a workshop that probed the nature of leadership. The high participation and engagement from attendees made this discussion exceptionally…

  • Cultivating a Global Culture: Lessons from Canva

    Cultivating a Global Culture: Lessons from Canva

    📣 Have you ever wondered how some companies manage to preserve their culture while expanding on a global scale? 🔗 I came across an insightful article that delves into this very question, looking at how Canva—yes, the design platform we all love—has successfully maintained a unified culture while spanning across continents. 🌟 Key Takeaways:1️⃣ Culture…

  • The Origins of the BEPS Framework

    The Origins of the BEPS Framework

    Navigating the bustling corridors of a 300-strong cloud infrastructure team, I witnessed firsthand the complexities and challenges of a large-scale software development setup. The traditional organization with its neatly partitioned functions – product management, software engineering, quality assurance, and the like – seemed efficient on paper, but it was far from optimal. We brought together…

  • The Myth of “Startup Culture”

    The Myth of “Startup Culture”

    The term “startup culture” is often thrown around in the business world, conjuring images of casual dress codes, open office spaces, and a relentless drive for innovation. However, after delving into the operations of various startups, like Freetrade, it becomes evident that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all “startup culture.” Instead, the culture of a startup is…

  • The Future of Consulting: How Clarasys is Redefining the Game

    The Future of Consulting: How Clarasys is Redefining the Game

    In the ever-evolving business world, it’s not uncommon to come across companies claiming to be ‘innovative’ or ‘disruptive.’ However, occasionally, you stumble upon a gem that embodies these terms. One such company is Clarasys, a consulting firm that has taken a bold leap from its traditional roots to become a beacon of innovation. The Journey…

  • How to Win Friends and Influence People

    How to Win Friends and Influence People

    We all know the importance of building strong relationships and effective communication skills. Do we? One of the best resources to learn these skills is Dale Carnegie’s classic book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” Originally published in 1936, this book has remained popular for decades because the principles it outlines are timeless and…

  • This is Season Three of Le Podcast!

    This is Season Three of Le Podcast!

    Season 3 of Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership features interviews with experts on leadership and related topics. In the first episode, Jared Kleinert, the CEO, and co-founder of Offsite and the founder of Meeting of the Minds, discusses the importance of meeting in person in the future of work, the process and considerations for organizing…

  • How to change

    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…