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The Motive

Why so many leaders abdicate their most important responsibilities? The sentence above is the subtitle of The Motive, a book by Patrick Lencioni, the famous author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage. The first part of the book is a business fable. If you read I am a Software Engineer and […]

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Jason’s Thirteen Rules of a Team

In this episode of Le Podcast, I had the great pleasure to receive Jason McKerr. Jason is the Engineering leader for Management and Automation at Red Hat (great things like Ansible, Insights, Satellite…) My objective was to have Jason explained his Thirteen Rules of a Team which I discovered during one mentoring session with one […]

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Theory X and Theory Y

I had the great pleasure to deliver the closing keynote of Voxxed Days Singapore. During the talk, Going Open, I introduced Douglas McGregor theories on human motivation and management that he developed at the MIT Sloan School of Management  in 1957. The assumption in Theory X is that workers are lazy; they dislike and don’t […]

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Going Open – Closing Keynote

On May 31, 2019, I had the pleasure to deliver the closing keynote of Voxxed Days Singapore: Going Open! Thank you to all the participants and organizers for a fantastic event! I had the opportunity to sign my book, Changing Your Team From The Inside on the Red Hat booth, and to meet great people! […]

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Beyond Measure

Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes is a book by Margaret Heffernan published by TED. And it starts with: Trust The author suggests an exercise for team members. Form pairs in which one will ask a real question and listen for 5 minutes: “Who you really are?”, “What do you want in life?”. […]