I feel 100% identified with your post, we are going through this exact process and pains, I was appointed as the leader, but the «boss in me» took over pretty soon.
Thanks for sharing, any articles on salaries in flat org ?
This is really interesting for other maintainers. I think it’s a good thing not to have to only code all the time, that it also helps with not burning out. Thanks a lot for sharing it Alanna and Henry, this is inspiring to me :) It makes me think I should take the initiative in this aspect. I’m also so afraid about tax-handling 😆
And congratulations on 1y of full-time open source!
I’ve been reflecting a lot on privilege — mainly my own — and what enabled me to co-found a start-up and continue working on it, where as many others would have to give up, especially after 7 years of constant struggle😬. This made me revisit meritocracy. Meritocracy is rife in Aotearoa, New…