Fwd: LinuxSA Leadership Considerations

Kylie Willison kmw at bridgeonline.com.au
Thu May 23 13:52:52 CST 2013


Good on ya Grant for apologising.

Kylie


On 23 May 2013 13:11, Grant Petch <gpcs at internode.on.net> wrote:

> Hi Kim & List,
> Thanks for the memory refresh, I do recall this now.  When I first
> started leading this group from when Geoff handed over the reigns and
> probably through the first year and a little into the second year, I was
> more ignorant than what I am now, along with probably being overly
> defensive.  That is all part of learning something new, it did take me a
> while to settle into the role, and made mistakes along the way.  These
> days I do feel more comfortable than back in that time period.  I do
> apologise for anything offensive that I have said back then, or at other
> times.  Also took me a while to get used to differences from leading a
> regional LUG to moving up to leading a metropolitan LUG.
>
> Kim can you please let me know what things in recent years that you have
> presented at LCA's, and also in your tech meet?  This will also provide
> me with a clearer idea of the sorts of things that you have been
> involved with in these settings.
>
> Anyone else please feel free to let me know similar things.
>
> Grant
>
> On Thu, 2013-05-23 at 12:41 +0930, Kim Hawtin wrote:
> > On 22/05/13 17:55, Grant Petch wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 17:24 +0930, Kylie Willison wrote:
> >  >> Why have Kim's offers to speak at LinuxSA meetings been rejected
> Grant?
> > > I honestly can't recall all of the specifics Kylie, but a number of
> > > issues have been due to very poor communication and misunderstandings
> > > that have taken place over a course of time.
> >
> > IIRR, the main issue was it wasn't in the topics tha Grant wanted to
> > know about at the time and all were "too technical".
> >
> > > However Kim, would be made more than welcome to come and speak at
> > > LinuxSA equally just like anyone else who happens to be reading this.
> >
> > Anyhow, I have a few things I have presented at LCA...
> >
> > > I've never favoured people as that is not my style.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Kim
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