Family is always important, no matter who you are; though sometimes it can be difficult to balance with a busy work life. This week's CAM Mash-Up includes an abundance of resources for those busy parents that want to involve their kids, from shows that can get them interested in business to making room in your work life for the rest of your life.
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 please share it too!
Start Them Early
Kids pick up on everything going on around them and have the most amazing imagination - the ideal qualities for any entrepreneur. Though sometimes it's a little too early to start them on a path to innovation. This article gives you a few shows for your kids to watch that will get them interested in the business world or just entertain them for an hour!
Step By Step
Managing HOA projects can easily go off the rails without warning, but it's important to take a deep breath and slowly get it back on track. That is obviously easier said than done, but not if you break down each part of the project and make it simpler for you and your team to handle.
The Telephone Game is Only Fun The First Time
Tom Willis, PCAM® writes, "The truth is, due to a plethora of factors, the cards can be stacked against us on the whole ... [W]hen I see industry trends that fail to address the fundamental issues of commoditization a lack of customer service culture, I’m not so happy with where we are going in the macro. It doesn’t have to be this way."
We agree, one of the biggest parts of customer service is proper communication.
Don't Burn Yourself Out
Overworking is one of America's biggest struggles, we all know it's not good for us - but sometimes you just have to get stuff done. So when you do end up putting in that overtime, it's important to balance the extra time put in with some time for yourself
Cutting Back on More Than Junk Food
We all know that Cybersecurity is important, especially in the business world. However, did you know that you can take that security too far? This article takes a step back and looks at what kind of evaluations you should actually be making to keep everything secure without using up excess funds.
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!