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Leading without being in charge is all about running User Groups in the free and open source software world. Examples of how to manage groups and get the most out of volunteers who attend your ...

Leading without being in charge is all about running User Groups in the free and open source software world. Examples of how to manage groups and get the most out of volunteers who attend your meetings, as well as tips for making the experience of running a user group worth your while.

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  • Leading without being in charge Selena Deckelmann End Point Corporation selena@endpoint.com FO SD EM 20 09
  • Software Engineer ★ http://www.endpoint.com User Group Leader ★ http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdxpug Conference Organizer ★ http://www.opensourcebridge.org FO SD EM 20 09
  • 09 20 EM SD FO
  • YOU 09 20 EM SD FO
  • You’ve got an idea for a user group. FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • 08 20 ch te no In
  • You’re looking for people to join. FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • What’s a community? A community is a group of people that make things together. 8
  • User groups meet regularly in person, to share and learn. And drink a pint or two. FO SD EM 20 09
  • User groups help bridge the gap between core developers and end users. 10
  • User groups are a training ground for new speakers, developers and organizers. 11
  • User groups are also just fun. 12
  • How? 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • You want them to: come to meetings FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • In no te ch 20 from flickr: rmeneses 08
  • You want them to: participate FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • You want them to: take over for you someday FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • what is leadership? FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • FO Having a good time. SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • FO Not having a good time. SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • You’re not a dictator. FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • You’re not a social media douchebag. FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Facilitator Moderator Guide FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Leading without being in charge FO SD EM 20 09
  • 5-step program to: lead well develop new leaders have enthusiastic followers FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • 1.Get people to the meeting 2.Start the meeting 3.Make people feel good 4.Set the tone 5.Take questions
  • #1 - Get people to the meeting FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Who? 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • In no te ch from flickr: demibrooke 20 08
  • Perl Mongers PDXPHP Ruby Brigade Lunch 2.0 Linux Users Group BarCamp Functional Programmers .NET Developers Agile Developers Cisco Users Pythoneers Java Developers FO SD EM 20 09
  • Free Advertising FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • email 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • blog 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • talk to people 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • More free advertising Ask someone else to blog Ask other UG leaders to email Speak at another UG FO SD EM 20 09
  • Non-free advertising FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • #2 - Start the meeting FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Share the agenda FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make announcements FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make introductions FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • FO SD D EM M from flickr: gemengdbedrijf 2 20 09 09
  • Why did you come today? What do you want to learn? What’s your favorite ... ? FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Introduce the speaker FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Rituals 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • FO SD D EM M from flickr: magisterludi 2 20 09 09
  • What can I expect at your group? FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Announcements Introductions Feature of the month A Talk Socializing FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Set a regular date and time FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • #3 - Make people feel good FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • FO SD D EM M from flickr: red5standingby 2 20 09 09
  • Write names down FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make stuff together FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Eat and drink together FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make yourself feel good FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Why are you going this? FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Have a goal 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Measure your goal FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make adjustments FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • #4 - Set the tone FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Be an active leader FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Ask for help 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Take the load off yourself. FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Give real work 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Let them fail 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • That guy 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • BOFH 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Sitting in the front row FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Interrupting 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Disrupting the flow FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Deal with trolls before they happen FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • How? 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Have an agenda 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Praise in public, criticize in private FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Smile Use touch Give choices FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Structure for socializing FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Make time for you to socialize FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Have a drink 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • #5 - Take questions FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Ask people what they think FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • Write it down 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • Change things, or not :) FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09
  • the 5 steps: 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • 1.Get people to the meeting 2.Start the meeting 3.Make people feel good 4.Set the tone 5.Take questions
  • 08 20 ch te no In
  • Thank you! 09 09 20 2 EM M SD D FO
  • CONTACT ME Twitter: selenamarie selena@endpoint.com FO SD D EM M 2 20 09 09