Omnitasking, micromanagement, entrepreneurs, collections and conferences... It all happened 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!
Lost in Translation
Technology is incredibly convenient but when it comes to communication, there are some things like body language, tone of voice and other cues that get lost in translation. Mark Bhalla, professional mediator, gives 5 helpful tips when communicating through technology.
The Macro on Micro
Working in community association management, you encounter every kind of personality. One of the more challenging types is the micromanager. Julie Adamen comes to the rescue with some great tips on how to be proactive, not reactive when it comes to micromanagers
TOPS Software has recently released a new eBook entitled, “BYOB: Be Your Own Boss” and so far it has been a huge hit among industry professionals. If you have ever dreamed of going out on your own, this eBook is the perfect place for you to start! Click here to download it now!
Collecting HOA Dues
“As board members, it is your duty to collect (or aid in the collection of) dues to ensure your HOA has a budget and to make sure you are able to keep the community precisely the way that you want to be.” However, there is a right and a wrong way to go about this process. This article can help you with those Dos and Don’ts.
Everyone who has ever worked in an office setting, knows how difficult it can be to stay focused on the task at hand when being bombarded by the constant emails and social media updates. One trick many professionals have found useful to help them stay on track is using multiple screens! Check out their technique here.
Have you been dying to go to the upcomingT OPS CAMfire Conference but it just doesn’t seem to be in the budget this year? Here is your chance to score a free ticket as well as free stay at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, FL! Click here for your chance to win!
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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.