With the swipe of a finger or click of a mouse, we can find
- lyrics to that song,
- check the weather before we land,
- find out the score and who has the ball,
- publish a touched-up photo so thousands can see . . .
A lot can happen quickly.
But not building community. Community that sticks takes time to cultivate. Patience is needed because sometimes, it can feel like a ghost town.
Whether it’s a regular gathering at a coffee shop or a new chat room or forum online, the Law of the Harvest is a principle to prepare for. One example is this video showing the phenomena of First Follower
One of the most dangerous things we can do is begin to build a community – and then bolt before things have taken root. Don’t leave a ghost town in your rush to a golden community.