Beginners are unexciting.
They don’t know the lessons most of us have learned.
It’s hard to watch them struggle with fundamental issues.
There’s a never ending stream of beginners with the same old problems.
Beginners don’t know the lingo.
Beginners don’t know the process.
Beginners don’t know the priorities.
Beginners may quit.
Beginners are exciting.
They are a blank slate.
They are our chance to mainstream new ideas.
They may be willing to adopt a new culture.
Beginners come with questions & new ideas.
Beginners come with enthusiasm & wonder.
Beginners may stay and they may turn into wonderful members.