organizational tools

Pagan organizing: don’t sweat the ones that never show

Time and again I’ve listened to frustrated event organizers. “Our membership list has 200 people, but we only get 10 people to show up on a good day!” I have also seen them hack at this issue, demanding people commit to attendance, pay admission fees (not in itself a bad practice) or even limit membership in order to force attendance. When I first started the Minneapolis Doctor Who meetup, in my early years I had a then co-organizer ask me to drop people that didn’t show up, and I followed this advice and ended up building a lot of ill-will […]