Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Who is willing to be lead?
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2010 14:44:13
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Who is willing to be lead? by Ben de Groot
1 On 04/10/2010 05:38 PM, Ben de Groot wrote:
2 > On 10 April 2010 15:53, Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote:
3 >> As people seem to want the council to take action I offer to take
4 >> action. As it's impossible for me to do everything myself I offer to act
5 >> as a project manager/owner for people willing to donate their time to
6 >> whatever I see worthy for Gentoo as whole
7 >
8 > I am willing to follow real leaders, who inspire and lead by example,
9 > in the words of Ann Marie E. McSwain, Assistant Professor at Lincoln
10 > University, “leadership is about capacity: the capacity of leaders to
11 > listen and observe, to use their expertise as a starting point to
12 > encourage dialogue between all levels of decision-making, to establish
13 > processes and transparency in decision-making, to articulate their own
14 > values and visions clearly but not impose them. Leadership is about
15 > setting and not just reacting to agendas, identifying problems, and
16 > initiating change that makes for substantial improvement rather than
17 > managing change.” (quoted from
18 >
19 >
20 > You've just shown a striking lack of such leadership.
21 >
22 > No cheers this time,
24 We can change the word to managed then. In Finnish there is only one
25 word for both btw.
27 Regards,
28 Petteri


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