Book Thoughts: Wolfpack by Abby Wambach

A whole subset of classic business culture uses the lexicon of competitive conflict; a lot of terms derive from war and sports. These are considered classic places of leadership and the analogies and metaphors are thick. So it’s interesting to read…

Introducing Our New Marketing Mentee: Chinelo Obigwe

At Osio Labs, one of our core values is to empower people by creating spaces where growth and exploration are encouraged and knowledge sharing is supported. We view our new mentorship position as an opportunity to do just that. This paid mentorship…

Care and Feeding of Company Values

As our company has grown, we’ve realized that one of our regular tasks is to keep our values living and breathing. It makes sense that the values we established at the start in a collaborative exercise between our earliest employees would obviously…

Company Transparency Is Good Business

One of the biggest struggles for a CEO, especially of a small company, is feeling alone in your decisions. Running a business, and running it well, is hard and often lonely work. Sometimes you can see a good way forward but you get pushback from your…

What Is Open Source Triage?

When you think of an open source maintainer, you likely imagine someone writing code, releasing new versions, and fixing bugs. But that's only the most visible part of the job. Hidden underneath the sweat, tears, and commits is the equally demanding…

The Open Company Handbook

Our company handbook is open—a public record of why Osio Labs exists, how we work, and how we're evolving. Coming from the Drupal community, open source principles have influenced how we build consensus and document our work, including our handbook…

Shortening the Work Week Amidst a Pandemic

Because Osio Labs is a distributed company, we have a lot of experience working remotely. We’re efficient at it. But like so many people around the world, our lives have dramatically changed. Working from home in the pandemic is entirely different…

How We Chose a New Market

In 2017 we decided that we wanted to grow our company by offering online tutorials for a new project. We know how to create and deliver the materials well, and we know that there is a need for quality online training for more than just Drupal. The…

Blazing New Trails with Gatsby

This month, our new Gatsby Guides website lit up, offering over 10 hours of free learning material. Gatsby, a React static-site generator, provides a modern front-end framework for turning content into feature-rich, super fast apps and websites. It…

Open Source Feedback Loop Goes Live

Welcome to the inaugural blog for Osio Labs, our first post since changing our name from Lullabot Education! While tutorial-specific updates will broadcast from their own websites, like Drupalize.Me, the new Osio Labs blog is here to share our…