Revisiting My Guild Seeker’s Interview Questions

In an earlier posting I shared my Guild Seeker’s Interview Questions, but I didn’t go into depth of why I ask them and what I hope to learn from each one. I figured it would be good to revisit them. I also want to expand them from those I ask as a potential guild member to the recruitment team or leadership to include their counterpart that I’d ask as a member of guild leadership to a prospective member. One thing that people might notice is that the list has expanded by two questions. It’s gone from five to seven, but… Continue reading

Bad Behavior and Organizational Culture: A Follow-up

When I posted the earlier post, it generated a lot of discussion on my personal Facebook page. One of the comments posted included the following: “I’m still left wondering why they tolerated such behavior to the degree they had.” I feel a need to share my answers because I think it elaborates not only on the situation, but on the quote in the initial article: Some people have a hard time enforcing rules because they don’t want to upset an individual, they’re too passive and accepting … of any behavior. In the case of RainFurrest, I think it came down… Continue reading

Bad Behavior and Organizational Culture

“The culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behavior the leader is willing to tolerate.” I was reading about the demise of RainFurrest (no, I’m not a Furry, however it was a major area con and I do pay at least passing attention to such things) and a comment in reply to the ex-board member’s long post had this quote. That quote had me thinking about some of the organizations, groups, conventions and games I’d been a part of in my past. There are some games and/or organizations that I will NEVER* play or be a part of… Continue reading