Alexis Monville (en)

Tag: leadership

  • Are you at the right table?

    Are you at the right table?

    In Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Zappos, shared how he learned to play poker out of boredom. Poker is not like the other gambling games played in casinos with odds stacked against you. With Poker, you don’t play against the casino. You play against the…

  • Hiring and Diversity with Lucinda Duncalfe

    Hiring and Diversity with Lucinda Duncalfe

    In this episode of Le Podcast on Emerging Leadership, I am pleased to have Lucinda Duncalfe, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder, and CEO at AboveBoard, to discuss hiring and diversity.

  • Leadership and Teamwork with Jeremy Brown

    Leadership and Teamwork with Jeremy Brown

    Jeremy Brown is Chief Product and Technology Officer at Traveldoo, Expedia Group.

  • Primary Team

    Primary Team

    In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni tells the story of an executive team. To avoid having the functional leaders be only interested in their own department, the CEO asks them to consider the Leadership Team as their primary team. The idea of a primary team that takes precedence over all the others…

  • Community and Leadership with Scott Amenta

    Community and Leadership with Scott Amenta

    In this episode of Le Podcast, I have the pleasure of having Scott Amenta joining. Scott is a Community Builder, co-Founder of Propel, and the Chief of Staff Network. We explore Community, Leadership, and the Chief of Staff role.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    In this episode of Le Podcast, I had the pleasure to receive Ally Kouao, Developer Advocate and Solution Architect at Red Hat. We discussed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

  • Can Software Teams learn from Sporting Teams?

    Can Software Teams learn from Sporting Teams?

    I had the pleasure to have Chris Foley with me to explore the question. Chris is a Principal Systems Design Engineer at Red Hat and a sports coach.

  • Another book discussion club

    Another book discussion club

    I believe I already told you a lot about the benefit of participating or facilitating a book discussion club. Last week, I received in a tweet another proof of that. I was amazed by the quality of the visualization the people from the book discussion club at Conserto came up with. Sebastien tweeted the visualization…

  • Chief of Staff Academy

    Chief of Staff Academy

    A few weeks back, I attended McChrystal Group Chief of Staff Virtual Academy. I was looking to stretch my thinking to further grow in the role. Since then, I keep a copy of the Chief of Staff four quadrants on my desk to remind me where the focus should be depending on the topic, and…

  • It is not Customer-First, it is Customer-Centered

    It is not Customer-First, it is Customer-Centered

    Who wouldn’t dream of being in a People First company? A lot made it a philosophy like Vineet Nayar, the celebrated CEO of HCL Technologies, recounting in his book Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down. Being a People-First company is adopting the posture of a servant leader, as described by Robert K.…