Tag Archive for user engagement


Leadership should come with a smile

In the past, I’ve worked to detail what competencies and skills a leader inside the Mozilla community commonly has. For me, the majority of what is included in that framework could be seen as Leadership Competencies more broadly. What’s more, experiencing different kinds of leadership in the past years, both inside Mozilla and outside in the Greenpeace world, the Opensource.com… Read more →


Leading Groups: Dealing with Too Cool for School & Other Personalities

As you probably know, I teach and facilitate groups of people in all sorts of learning experiences. Over the years I’ve noticed some repetition in my group dynamics. Here are some secrets about leading a group of people. It doesn’t matter whether you’re teaching a piece of software or a concept or facilitating a workshop to hack on project or… Read more →


Open is an attitude

This past week I spent three days hanging out with the activists and thinkers who attended the Open Campaigns Camp. Participants included loads of folks from Greenpeace, but also other activist organizations like 350.org, 38 Degrees, Change.org, Witness and more. I could write two reflection posts – a happy-go-lucky one about how I’m eager to share resources that can help… Read more →


Iterating organizing structures

Here’s another stab at trying to nail down the competencies and topics leaders in the open community need to have and an organizing structure for Teach Like Mozilla. I’ve worked in the initial suggestions from the community, and made quite a few new changes as I was sorting and organizing content from across Mozilla Learning – seeing those resources just… Read more →