America's birthday (from a drone's viewpoint), wildfires, identity theft, boutiques, productivity and motivation. 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!
Happy Birthday, America!
I hope you had a fabulous July Fourth holiday! If you were rained out or otherwise unable to enjoy the fireworks display (and even if you were!), check out this amazing video that's been making the rounds on social media. The video features the inside aerial view of a Palm Beach fireworks display and was filmed by a drone.
A stand against Wildfires
“The slope of decaying conifers, ripe fuel for wildfires, closes in on the community of Pebble Creek from the north. But before it reaches the rural neighborhood, a cleared-out strip of land, lush with low, waving grasses and dotted with yellow and purple wildflowers, protects the neighborhoods like a moat.” This Summit community has taken an active stand to protect themselves from wildfires!
Have Your Most Productive Day
I am always looking for ways to improve my own motivation and productivity levels. This great infographic gives some awesome tips on how to motivated and improve your work-life balance. One tip that I am going to try? Moving my alarm clock to the other side of the room!
“It is difficult to protect your company and yourself against those who cheat and lie” but this article offers some sound advice on ways to shield yourself the very best you can!
There's a difference between a small management company and a boutique management company. This article teaches you how to convert your management company to a boutique business model.
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.