LOOTOWNDISKR wrote:a tech savvy leader? thats the answer hahaha. why dont we stop blaming technology for our lack of effectiveness as a group. its up to individuals to get eachother involved in whats going on. the reason some dont show up is because they have tried to help before only to feel unapreciated the same way i feel when i show up to help put in my sweat and get treated like an outsider. im not the only one who feels this way either wether people dont want to say how the feel or whatever i dont know. i just want the group as a whole, whoever it is at the time to function bettr, not waste as much daylight when we do have work days, and bettr communication. but that would take whats called a phone call you do have one of those things dont you. make a call to someone other than those in the" inner circle". and guess what you might see some new faces.
Man, you are a bitcher. Quit feeling sorry for yourself and do some work. This "insider" stuff is getting a little silly at this point. I know when I lived in CF/Wloo I did feel a little like an outsider because of the team format. I wanted to play in league but didn't know how to go about it. I started showing up for events and offering my help and after a year or two of doing those things I joined the league. After a year or two of playing in the league I took over a leadership role. Wasn't that hard to do, just have to show up and work and listen to direction the club wanted to go. Crap man, when I first started taking on a leadership role we still had meetings of about 20 people and had a gavel to call the meetings to order. Very formal and old school tradition. That is just something you have to expect with the BHMDGL. It is the way things are run and how the community of golfers wanted things to go. If you want to make changes take it upon yourself. Everyone is an outsider until you start showing up and doing something about it. I know you have said you have done work and feel underappreciated but what the hell do you want some kind of plaque of something you can mount to your bike handlebars? I know this sound a little harsh but the more you work and show up the more and more you will feel like part of the team. It probably took me five years of working with the BHMDGL before I felt like my thoughts and opinions were being taken seriously. The reason why? Someone like Lee, Kindschi was stepping down and they needed someone to step up. Jacob did at that point but I said I would be willing to take on some kind of active role in the club and everyone was more than happy to have some new blood involved. After Jacob was too busy to run things Lee and I took over. Since I have left Lee hasn't had someone to help him order and organize events, work days etc...be that person, not the person who bitches about the one organizing the club. Running a club takes a lot more of your time than you would expect. CF/Wloo disc golfers are a great bunch of people but until you have tried to run an event or organize anything in that area you have no idea how hard it is to get people to help.
Sorry for the rant just getting a little old.....see ya all later.