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Is Your Association Prepared for Natural Disasters?

Natural disasters come in many shapes and sizes.  It could be a tornado, a flood, Superstorm Sandy, or a wildfire.  Regardless of the type of disaster, the devastation and loss is often overwhelming.  Nothing can fully prepare someone to handle the emotional impact of a natural disaster.  However, with some thought and planning before...

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10 Tips for improving Board Discussions

  1. Stay engaged.  Avoid Side Conversations and other distractions
  2. Listen with an open mind.  Try to understand others' perspectives
  3. Consider two or more alternatives simultaneously
  4. Don't debate-discuss
  5. Separate facts and opinions: Discuss the facts. Vote your opinion
  6. Address interests, not positions.
  7. Move the deliberations forward.  Don't repeat what has already been said.
  8. Judge ideas, not people.  Phrase feedback constructively.
  9. Identify options on which the...
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