At its core, open leadership is the practice of mobilizing your community to help achieve the aims of your organization. Open leaders are designers and facilitators who provide a sense of purpose and create opportunities for participation, so that their organizations can be more impactful. There are three core design principles for successful open projects:
Your goal in life is to find out the people who need you the most, to find out the business that needs you the most, to find the project and the art that needs you the most. There is something out there just for you. What you don’t want to do is be building checklists and decision frameworks built on what other people are doing. You’re never going to be that. You’ll never be good at being somebody else.
…ts struggled to find jobs and internships. Sitting in a dorm at U Penn, our founder Ankur wondered: what would the world look like if the best collegiate talent focused on entrepreneurship instead of banking and consulting? How can we help lower the barriers so that these young entrepreneurs have the courage to enter com…
Psychologists will tell you that the connection you feel with an entertainer or media personality is closely related to the manner in which the entertainment is consumed. Movie stars seem distant and untouchable, mostly because we see them on a larger-than-life screen in a public arena surrounded by a bunch of strangers. The intimacy level felt in such an interaction is zero.