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Architectural Design Review

 

Most community associations have a set of guidelines that spell out its architectural design standards and review processes.  These guidelines should reflect a balance between individual rights and the good of the entire association.  They generally explain:

  • The association’s authority to review designs.
  • Changes that must be approved.
  • The design review process.
  • The...
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Meeting Moment – Specific Notice

It is not unusual for owners at an annual homeowners meeting to make motions about issues that aren’t listed on the agenda.  For example, a motion to amend the bylaws.  Or, at a special meeting called to amend the bylaws, an owner might make a motion to recall the board.

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Improving Speaking and Listening Skills

Most of us take our speaking and listening skills for granted, assuming that we are doing a pretty good job of communicating with others. Nothing, however, separates the person of authority from the amateur as quickly as the ability to speak clearly, persuasively, and empathetically. Board members, managers, and business people can all benefit by learning to use the spoken word as a powerful tool for gaining and using personal power.

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