The first action item on most owners’ meeting agendas is approving the minutes of the last owners’ meeting. Let’s say that -- as usual -- you have an ambitious agenda, with many action items and a limited time in which to get through them all. But when the secretary moves to approve last year’s...
- Stay engaged. Avoid Side Conversations and other distractions
- Listen with an open mind. Try to understand others' perspectives
- Consider two or more alternatives simultaneously
- Don't debate-discuss
- Separate facts and opinions: Discuss the facts. Vote your opinion
- Address interests, not positions.
- Move the deliberations forward. Don't repeat what has already been said.
- Judge ideas, not people. Phrase feedback constructively.
- Identify options on which the...
What makes a good leader? That’s hard to say. Certainly, Community association Board presidents need to be organized. They have to be willing to sacrifice some of their free time for Board business. But they also must be able to move others to work toward a common goal – for free, of course. For that, they need passion and vision.
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