Working with a Great HOA Board – What’s That?
Such fortunate happenstances are rare indeed. Rather, how often do we see the only too familiar stereotype of a power drawn individual who enjoys the sound of his own voice and barking orders? Never happened to you. Er…sure, okay. We work in an industry where a significant amount of power is given to those with,Read More
The Essence of Community: Coming Together During A Tragedy
In a time of crisis, communities will come together to provide support and make positive changes. I have lived in a homeowners or condominium association nearly all of my 36 years. Like many of my neighbors, I enjoy and appreciate the benefits of the shared recreational facilities, the beautiful landscaping in the common areas, communityRead More
The Importance of Volunteers
“Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in the world all of your own.” ~Albert Schweitzer Volunteers are the lifeblood of any community. These individuals give theirRead More
Engaging the Next Generation
A lot has been written over the years about engaging the next generation. But what exactly does this mean and more specifically, what does it mean to the community association management industry and the communities it represents? For starters, it means that we must resist the urge to do things as we’ve always done withoutRead More