What I Learned Creating My Tribe

Published September 26, 2016 by Kimberly Michelle Scott

One of the hardest labors of love I undertook was creating my tribe. With less than one week before my writing group will launch, I am swamped in last minute additions. There was so much I wanted. There was so much I wanted to share. There was so much I wanted to achieve, then I noticed I was making the epic fail. All of my goals had “I” in it. I had forgot that it is my tribe I want to serve. What should already be a buzz had nothing but crickets, and it was my fault. After evaluating the problem, I began to reach out to members individually, asking them what I can do for them. This was not about me. Sure I wanted my group to be a success, but even more, I wanted my members to be a success. That is what building a tribe is about: serving others.

Kimberly Scott

Writers to Writers




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