Originally Posted by bobdadruma
Based on your suggestions so far, I am going to take on a slightly more aggressive role in the bands that I play in. I am going to work on being more assertive at the risk of not being the "Good Fun Loving Easy Going Guy" all the time. I will become "The Boss" so to speak. I will politely insist that people work a bit harder when I feel that they need to. I have been playing for 35 years and its time that I stood up and took a more active role in motivating people. It will probably make me a stronger person.
I fully agree with this Bob, sounds to me like someone needs to step up...leadership is a wonderful thing...no need to be an assertive overbearing arse, but if need me yeah. You have plenty of time in the musicianship to bring others along. Good luck as you move forward.