Category Archives: Leadership

Guild Turnover and Handling the ‘Package Deal’

Being involved in Guild Leadership for almost 2 years has allowed me to pick up on trends in guild turnover as it correlates with major releases and content patches.  Around 2-3 months after every major content patch, guilds that have … Continue reading

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Gauging Guild Morale

If you’re a guild leader, be sure to check out our call for guild leader’s to help contribute to a new series we’re doing exploring the various types of guilds. When a country is at war, its generals plot strategy … Continue reading

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How the Lack of Spirit Cloth Gear in Firelands/4.2 Affects Guild/Raid Leaders

In the Priest community, there has been a lot of talk about the lack of Spirit on upgradable items in the Firelands.  At first glance, it does appear to be rather alarming – but is the sky truly falling as … Continue reading

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Using World of Logs to Analyze Paladin Healing

The fourth in our series in using World of Logs to analyze healing, the purpose of this article is to provide basic to intermediate considerations for Holy Paladin healing through a World of Logs report. The idea is to provide … Continue reading

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Dealing With Guild Drama: 3 Key Points to Consider

If Codependency is the number one cause of Guild Master burnout, then “Guild Drama” is certainly the number one reason why guilds fall apart.  Determining what guild drama is, why it is caused, and how to deal with it effectively … Continue reading

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Using World of Logs to Analyze Restoration Shaman Healing

The third in our series in using World of Logs to analyze healing, the purpose of this article is to provide basic to intermediate considerations for Restoration Shaman healing through a World of Logs report. This week’s article is written … Continue reading

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Communicating with Confidence

Communication is the foundation of humanity. It differentiates from other animals and has allowed us to accomplish amazing feats. It has also led to war, both among nations and spouses. Without communication, we would not be humans. Without good communication, … Continue reading

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Conquering Codependency for Effective Guild Leadership

In my experiences of being a Guild Leader and in talking to other Guild Leaders in World of Warcraft, the number one cause of leadership burnout is codependency.   Not only can codependency cause major issues for guild leaders suffering from … Continue reading

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Handling Problems: Assertive vs. Aggressive

For the most part, people mistake being assertive as being aggressive, automatically making assertiveness something with a negative connotation. This is because many people do not understand the difference between being assertive and being aggressive. Consider these definitions. Assertive: a … Continue reading

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Using World of Logs to Analyze Priest Healing

The second in our series in using World of Logs to analyze healing, the purpose of this article is to provide basic to intermediate considerations for Discipline Priest healing through a World of Logs report. The idea is to provide … Continue reading

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