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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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6 Tips for Recruiting Future HOA Leaders

One of the main causes of burnout among active HOA board members and volunteers is the fact that they’re doing too much. But that’s often a necessity, since recruiting future leaders is a perennial challenge. “The reason you need volunteers is that you don’t have the time to do everything yourself,” says James R. McCormick, Jr., a partner at Peters & Freedman LLP in Encinitas, Calif., who represents associations.

Here, we offer six tips for identifying potential leaders in your association and techniques you can use woo those residents into becoming involved.

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