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5 ways to promote an inclusive environment where good ideas can emerge

People in tech companies and particularly in open source communities believe in and value meritocracy???letting the best ideas win. One thing that’s become increasingly clear to me over the past few years is this: meritocracy is a great driver of innovation, but if we want to get to the best ideas, we need diversity of thought and an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and offer different perspectives.