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Liabilities & Insurance

 

 

Each condominium, cooperative or planned community is exposed to liabilities that have the potential to cripple the association.  Therefore, commercial insurance is one of the most important components of a community association’s risk-management program.

 

One reason associations exist is to protect assets, which can be tangible (like equipment) or intangible (like...

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Minutes Matter

Just the mention of meeting minutes can make eyes roll and faces grimace.  But it doesn’t need to be that way.  If you learn a few simple steps, you’ll be able to produce professional minutes in less time and with a lot less frustration.

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Meeting Moment – What’s In Your Bylaws You Need to Know?

How can you tell an experienced meeting chair from an inexperienced chair before the meeting is even called to order?  There are lots of ways, but one key indicator of an experienced chair is such individual has a copy of the organization’s bylaws close at hand.  Why?  What is in that formal, bureaucratic document that might help someone preside over a homeowner meeting?

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Psychology of Meetings

Do you hate board meetings? If your answer is yes, have you ever asked yourself why? Is it because everyone in attendance is not engaged or maybe you simply do you not care for the discussion topic? Maybe you find yourself spending more time wondering what everyone else is thinking and how that translates into their behavior. The latter is what we refer to as the psychology of meetings. Analyzing who participates in meetings and why, helps us understand how to conduct effective and productive meetings where everyone walks away feeling they have gained something in way of knowledge or perspective.

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