Transitioning Leadership

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”

—Ronald Reagan

I once heard someone say that their goal as a parent was to raise kids that would be better parents than they were. And this was a really good parent saying this, one giving training and support to parents. What it speaks to is the intent to always know that your work can be improved upon and made better and that your humility will help it get there. Legacies aren’t built from the work of your own hands, but by the impact and effect you have on others.

When I speak to projects about open source leadership, I emphasize the importance of servant leadership in open ...

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