Posts Tagged ‘Leading’

Better Raids through Command Structures

Beating a new raid boss encounter in WoW – and every other MMO I’ve seen so far – is a three step process. First you have to research the encounter and find out how it actually works, then you have to turn this information into a battle plan, and finally you need to execute that […]

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Motivating Raiders: Part 3 – Respect

This is the third (and for now final) part of my series on . Check out parts and as well as the original article if you like. Today we will talk about what I consider the most important tool of a raid leader, respect, and how to achieve it.

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Motivating Raiders: Part 2 – Love

Welcome to the second follow-up to my post. Since the first instalment was about , it should be quite obvious that today I’m going to to talk about love. There are many definitions of love, but I will only refer to a very specific subset here. But don’t worry, the post is still longer than […]

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Motivating Raiders: Part 1 – Fear

I got feedback from a few people that they enjoyed my post but missed a part about practical application. The following sequels will attempt to remedy that by detailing ways in which you can achieve each of the three and what consequences that may have. I originally meant for it to be only one sequel […]

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7 Different Shades of Stupid

If you’ve ben raiding at all, you’ve probably been yelled at by a raid leader at some point in time. The yelling, cursing, and blaming raid leader seems to be very common these days. I’ve heard multiple comments by people who joined our guild that they didn’t think raiding was possible without this kind of […]

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Second-guessing Yourself

Matt, over at World of Matticus, tells us the following: “You never, ever, ever second guess yourself when you’re the boss. You can’t afford to.” – Matt To which I say “Nay!” If you don’t have someone to second-guess you, you will make the same mistakes over and over again. Yes it is important to […]

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Summer Raiding And You

If you’ve been in a raiding guild at all you’ve probably seen this. Everything goes great, your guild is progressing, people are attending, everything is fine. And then it gets warm outside. All of a sudden your attendance rates drop, raids don’t happen and raids that do happen get worse. People start coming late or […]

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Applying to Multiple Guilds

Matt over at World of Matticus just blogged about the question of whether or not applying to multiple guilds is a sin. His opinion is clearly that it’s not an issue at all, I happen to disagree.

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