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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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How to start when managers are stuck in uncertainty and fear

How to start when managers are stuck in uncertainty and fea? That was the question I asked to my peers that participate to the Happy Melly Coffee. This was the first day I was able to participate to the Happy Melly Coffee since when I moved to Boston. Uncertainty and Fear were the main questions. […]

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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?”. […]