Guild Core Values
Complete game understanding
Clearly understands The Empyreans' goal to be the most respected and successful guild on the server. Knows about everything and everyone in the guild. Understands the game, knows about every dungeon and most quests. Could list important items and where to get them for any given class.
Able to assess broader and deeper impact of decisions. Focuses on what is right for the guild. Makes decisions first for the betterment of the guild, then the class, and lastly for self benefit.
Finding great people
Raises the bar by recruiting better and better people. Refers great people. Consistently contributes relevant feedback on applicants and probationary members. Asks the tough questions. Assists in assimilation of new members.
Agility & Flexibility
Always looks for ways to make The Empyreans better and take us to the next level. Makes decisions for long-term success. Not afraid to suggest bold ideas and goals.
Dealing with ambiguity
Able to function well in loosely structured situations. Works effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information. Is open to and responds flexibly to change.
Handles unexpected events calmly. Helps other guildies thrive in stressful situations. Identifies and manages stress due to lack of control. Acts with the highest level of maturity during crisis situations. Looks immediately for resolution rather than placing blame.
Effective Guild Member
Achievement of the Right Results
Teamwork and willingness to roll up sleeves
Builds and promotes guild morale. Contributes to the guild outside the scope of their own role. Consistent effort, intense commitment, and willingness to go above and beyond when needed. Willing to do low profile, non-challenging repetitive grind for the benefit of the guild.
Turns up for most raids, and let's people know in advance if they can't make a commitment. Acts in a dependable manner, never needs to be asked twice to do something.
Persuasive, yet not political
Demonstrates healthy and productive influencing ability. Gains the respect and confidence of others. Builds constructive and effective relationships. Influences others and sells ideas. Able to understand the diverse needs, styles and feelings of others and acts accordingly to find a common ground.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with others. Treats others with respect. Builds trust and rapport. Able to recognize and understandhow he/she affects others.
Contribution to Guild Environment
Willing to ask and honestly answer the tough questions. Treats others' opinions with respect. Fosters open communication and candid discussions. Shares information that helps others improve.
Self development and teaching
Understands personal strengths and development needs (weaknesses). Seeks and shares class/encounter relevant learning, experiences, and feedback to enhance performance. Encourages others to take personal responsibility for continual learning and skill growth. Shares knowledge with others.
Has fun on the game. Makes it easy for others to have fun, but in a respectful and non-offensive manner, never at the cost of another's dignity.