Working with Volunteers: Learning From My Mistakes

Working with Volunteers: Learning From My Mistakes

By Karen Pauley from
Date: Monday, 8 June 2015 13:30
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself. - Sam Levenson

I have made quite a few mistakes during my 15 years working with volunteers in the Perl community. In this talk I will describe a few of those mistakes and explain what I have learned from them, in the hope that you too can learn ...

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. - John Powell

Attended by: Andrew Hewus Fresh (‎AFresh1‎), D Ruth Bavousett (‎druthb‎), Daniel Fackrell, Prairie Nyx, Karl Williamson, Brian Wisti, vroom, Victor Stevko, Cora Davis, Joseph Alsop, Theo van Hoesel (‎vanHoesel‎), Jeremy Holland, Irina Todeva, Patrick Michaud (‎Pm‎), Louis Erickson, Michael Hamlin (‎myrrhlin‎), Mark Swayne, Shawn Moore (‎sartak‎), Reini Urban (‎rurban‎), Brad Oaks (‎bradoaks‎), Bruce Gray (‎Util‎), Jay Hannah (‎jhannah‎),