A lof of conflict can be generated by simple misunderstandings as interpreting a statement varies from person to person
15) Your actions and performance as a moderator will often be criticized and even mocked no matter how good it is in reality as some users will question everything you do. You must also be able to recognize what needs to be improved if there is something that requires it as nobody is perfect and there’s always room for improvement. Being able to take criticism or negative feedback while turning it into a positive thing is a great quality to have as a mod, and as a human being.
16) We all make mistakes and is unavoidable, it will happen eventually. You must be able to admit to these mistakes and apologize to those affected by it while accepting the outcome of your actions, even if it means termination of mod status. Denying accountability is a sign that a person isn’t responsible enough to admit to their mistakes or responsible enough to become a moderator.
17) You will read a lot as a moderator, more than you can imagine. Most statements that are made are often taken out of context so it’s important to be able to take a statement at face value.
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18) Moderators must be fair and unbiased at all times and must never be lenient on friends or unnecessarily strict with someone that may be personally disliked. Read more