Story hour, yams, going paperless and building a sustainable green community. It's all this week in Community Association Management.
As an educated member of the Community Association Management industry, you already know how crucial it is to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest news, trends and happenings within the industry. Each week, we bring together our favorite reads of the week and share them with you! Enjoy the CAM Mash-Up and feel free to share it too!
Effective Board Meetings
Conducting an effective board meeting is essential for making important decisions within your community as well as maintaining everyone’s sanity. Follow these four steps to ensure your next meeting moves along smoothly and seamlessly.
Protect, Maintain, and Enhance
As a member of your HOA board it is your responsibility to protect, maintain and enhance the association. So what exactly does that mean to protect? In a nutshell. A: 1. Understand the laws 2. Watch what you say as a board member 3. Be objective 4. Surround yourself with experts.
Tell Me a Story
How does your association's attroney figure into the story of your community association? My EZ Condo talks about the value of the Association Attorney when crafting the story you relay to homeowners.
Hollowed out Yams?
Choosing a platform for your association's new management software is a huge and not to mention, complicated decision. Andrea Drennen, Marketing Manager here at TOPS, has broken it down for us in an easy (delish) format to help ensure the decision making process is a bit more enjoyable.
In this day and age, when everyone is looking for ways to ‘go green’ the very best place to start is attempting to go paperless, especially in your office! Simply follow these five steps and you will be well on your way to a more paperless office!
Are you wanting to make your community more sustainable but not really sure where to start? There are so many different ways you can encourage your community to become more environmentally friendly and here are some great tips for getting the ball rolling!
Do You Have Big News This Week?
If you've got big news that would be relevant to other CAM professionals, please share it with us in the comments below
Since receiving her BS in Marketing, Brianna Sturm has perfected the art of event management. She uses her powers for the greater good in her role as executive assistant to Mike Hardy, President of TOPS Software. Bri is also the official morale officer at TOPS. When she's not posing with fake mustaches and glasses, she keeps everyone upbeat with her humorous poetry readings.