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Guiding communities: New resource for association governing documents

Ungrated

Every community association requires a set of governing documents—often a declaration of covenants, conditions, and restrictions, articles of incorporation or organization, and bylaws—to provide its legal framework and operation.

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Documentation and the Great Resignation

Effective Database

Documentation and the Great Resignation Unless you've been living under the proverbial rock, you've heard of the Great Resignation. (If The immediate effect is that you've got even fewer staff to help with the everyday work that needs to … Documentation and the Great Resignation Read More » Wes's Wednesday WisdomIf not, just google it; 2.47 BILLION results.) It's possible that your own organization has been hit by it.

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10 Tips for Documenting Automated Campaigns

Higher Logic

That never rang any truer for me than when I needed to document a marketing campaign for the first time. He needed me to document what I had created in these campaigns. I learned the hard way that documentation is vital, and those devilish details are incredibly important. Why You Need Documentation for Campaigns. First, why is it important to document a campaign? 10 Elements to Include in Campaign Documentation. “The devil is in the details.”

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Build AMS Process Documentation that Actually Makes Users More Efficient

Protech

For many associations, creating and keeping accurate documentation has moved from “it’s on the list” to “it’s urgent.” How can you overcome the roadblocks to learning — and provide your users with accurate procedure documentation that is relevant, useful and efficient? .

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Selling With Video – Your Guide to the Benefits of Video-Based Training

Speaker: Don Schmidt - WW Sales Enablement Director, Inside Sales MongoDB

The power of video is working for a growing roster of organizations, whether working with a live mentor or scaling programs with artificial intelligence. Take advantage of this exclusive webinar to learn how to use video coaching to your advantage!

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Documenting Process is Critical

Effective Database

And of course, it needs to be documented ! When it comes to managing data successfully, process is critical. For example, a client of mine recently discussed how important it is for them to capture notes across their organization. As different departments talk to members and customers, it’s critical for staff to capture these conversations in the database. But the reality is this: if the data is not entered consistently (i.e.,

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Family Physicians Group Mails Vaccination Documents to Members

Associations Now

” The post Family Physicians Group Mails Vaccination Documents to Members appeared first on Associations Now In a world flooded with apps and digital resources, the American Academy of Family Physicians mails easy-to-read patient vaccination schedules to members each year. With vaccinations top of mind as the CDC reported this week that the number of measles cases in the U.S.

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The Documents to Include in an Association Board Manual

GrowthZone

Strategic plan / any planning document (e.g., vision document). The post The Documents to Include in an Association Board Manual appeared first on GrowthZone. Any association worth its salt should provide their board of directors members with a detailed manual. Specifics are the key to efficiency; outlining them in a manual will reduce the potential for confrontations and misunderstanding. A robust association board book should include: Welcome letter.

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Keeping Your Governing Documents Up to Date

Associations Now

Making sure your four key governing documents are aligned will help you define the day-to-day operations and goals of your board. When was the last time you reviewed your governing documents to make sure they are aligned with one another and your mission? Governing documents—including state corporation acts, articles of incorporation, bylaws, and policies and procedures—fit into a hierarchy in which each document must be consistent and compliant with the documents above it.

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A Step-by-Step Approach to Amending and Restating Governing Documents (CA)

All the Blogs

The laws governing community associations have experienced so much change within the past three to four years alone that it may make your community’s governing documents unreliable, especially as they relate to homeowner rights and the functions of the board, officers, and management. It only makes sense to have governing documents that are updated and reflect modern law. It seems as though the laws change as frequently as the tides.

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Bar Association Launches App To Help Keep Medical Documents Handy

Associations Now

The American Bar Association’s new mobile app puts a copy of a person’s advance directive, a legal document often needed in medical emergencies but not at hand in the moment, within arm’s reach. But the legal document, designed to let doctors and loved ones know of your treatment wishes in a medical emergency, often isn’t easily accessible. The post Bar Association Launches App To Help Keep Medical Documents Handy appeared first on Associations Now

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Florida Partners With Google Maps to Document Miles of Beaches

Associations Now

Four months, 2 million footsteps, and 825 miles later, a team from Florida’s tourism marketing corporation—Visit Florida— recently completed a joint project with Google Maps to document the states’ beaches. The post Florida Partners With Google Maps to Document Miles of Beaches appeared first on Associations Now It’s utilizing technology in a unique, innovate way that truly does add value to the potential visitors or meeting planners or location scouts.

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Health & Saf. Code §122318. Health Care Practitioner Criteria for Emotional Support Dog Documentation (CA)

All the Blogs

Health Care Practitioner Criteria for Emotional Support Dog Documentation. Health & Saf. Code §122318. New statutes and amendments effective January 1, 2022 Read the entire article……………………………… California Articles Legislative Articles Service/Comfort/Companion Animals

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Federal Reserve Board’s Conference Spending Documentation Under Scrutiny

Associations Now

Lack of clarity and documentation is a common theme. “We found that divisions were unable to provide accurate and complete documentation to support the conference-related expenses reported to the OIG,” the report states [PDF]. “Additionally, we found that staff involved in planning conferences were unsure as to which division is responsible for retaining the supporting documentation.”

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Quick Tips to Refresh Your Volunteer Program Materials

Wild Apricot

documents touch-points Volunteers tobi-johnson tobiIn the nonprofit world, there are many people willing to work with your organization, but inspiring volunteers to become leaders from within is another task in itself.

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Legal Association’s New App Helps Document, Track Human Rights Abuses

Associations Now

The post Legal Association’s New App Helps Document, Track Human Rights Abuses appeared first on Associations Now eyeWitness to Atrocities, a new Android app released this week by the International Bar Association, hopes to add extra weight to the imagery of wartime atrocities in the courtroom by creating both a paper trail and a secure way to send the data to the association’s lawyers.

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Warm welcome: Hosting guests in your community during the holiday season

Ungrated

The association’s governing documents can provide guidelines for hosting parties and when quiet hours begin and end. The governing documents typically have rules for both short-term and long-term guests. >>

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Holiday decorations: Creating fair, easy-to-follow, and owner-supported guidelines

Ungrated

Make sure the policies are consistent with the association’s governing documents as well as state and local laws. ? A community association in the Tampa Bay area recently made international headlines when it said a homeowner put up his holiday decorations too early.

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33 Free MS Office Templates for Non-Profits

Wild Apricot

You've heard about some time-saving free Google Docs templates that can save time for non-profits creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations – but did you know Microsoft.com has a bundle of free Office Suite templates that are designed especially for non-profits?

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20 Great Google Docs Templates for Non-Profits

Wild Apricot

Browse the Template Gallery , or narrow your search by Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Forms, and Drawings. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Volunteers Staffing Non-profit Communications office collaboration websites surveys event management project management spreadsheets Google Docs print productivity documents templates Creating a presentation for your board? Wading into the end-of-project paperwork?

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Rentals required: New law restricts California HOAs’ ability to limit rentals

Ungrated

1 restricts homeowners associations’ ability to limit rentals and requires boards to remove certain provisions in their governing documents by the end of the year. A California law that went into effect Jan.

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At home, at work: Regulating home businesses in community associations

Ungrated

Generally, community associations have the right to restrict home businesses through provisions in their governing documents designed to maintain the residential qualities of the community.

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Thanks For Playing: New Year, New Goals

Thanks For Playing

After much consideration, Ive stolen an idea from a good friend who used this to document a year abroad: Taking (at least) one picture a day. Im documenting the whole thing on Tumblr. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 03 January 2012. New Year, New Goals. You know it - its time for the annual New Years Resolution. Missed the backstory on how this works? You can get it here.

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Govt. Code §12956.3. County Recorder Restrictive Covenant Program (CA)

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New statutes and amendments effective January 1, 2022 Read the entire article……………………………… California Articles Documents & Rules - GeneralCode §12956.3. County Recorder Restrictive Covenant Program.

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Thanks For Playing: Happy Birthday, America!

Thanks For Playing

Independence Day seems like a great time to refresh ones memory on our founding documents. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 04 July 2012. Happy Birthday, America! For your reading pleasure, the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, aka The Bill of Rights: Amendment I.

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Wild Apricot Blog : Microsoft Office Live Workspace takes on Google Apps

Wild Apricot

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To Amend, or Not to Amend….That is the Question (MI)

All the Blogs

With all of that information flying around, one question that has arisen is whether Condominium or Homeowners’ Associations should consider amending their governing documents to better address COVID-19 related issues in the event that this type of situation arises again in the future. Read the article……………………… Amending Documents Coronavirus (COVID-19) Michigan Articles

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Enhance your online education strategy in 90 days

Aaron Wolowiec

How have these documents elevated the quality and sophistication of your programs, built the reputation of your meetings department and/or improved your organization’s bottom line? Likewise, how did you convince your organization’s leadership (staff and board) to expend more resources/time on creating these documents? Webinar Poll Questions. It’s no surprise to discover that most associations are guided by a strategic plan carefully crafted by key leaders and stakeholders.

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You Can Now Do These 5 Things With Member Profiles

Wild Apricot

For 5 ways you can use your member profiles to share documents, letters of recommendation and more, take a look at these ways to use attachments in member profiles

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Wild Apricot Blog : Free PDF Tools for Mac

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Wild Apricot Blog : Affordable Online File Storage for Multiple Computers

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How I got 1,354 New Emails with 1 Checklist

Wild Apricot

Read the story of how I repurposed traffic to our website to gain email addresses using a simple gated offer document. email Marketing content resource checklist

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8: Membership 101: Effective Renewal Cycles

Spark Consulting

” conversation a little tricky, and makes measuring what happened, and documenting it so we can do better next time, even MORE tricky. In position number 8 of the top ten all time Spark blog posts: Membership 101: Effective Renewal Cycles.

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Woman didn’t know her NC home was foreclosed and sold to highest bidder, lawyer says

AMG

Proper notice and documentation is important! Woman claims she didn’t know her NC home was foreclosed. and sold to highest bidder. Read more

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User Groups: Why They Exist & How to Start Yours

Higher Logic

Don’t miss the 8-question framework to document your user group. The post User Groups: Why They Exist & How to Start Yours appeared first on Higher Logic. User groups can help you deliver a great customer experience.

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Tips for Working from Home

Spark Consulting

Close up/turn off your computer, put away your documents, stop checking email and Slack, leave your workspace.

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On Resolutions

Spark Consulting

Because of that, we’re bad about setting aside time to debrief, to review our efforts after a project or campaign concludes, to see where we succeeded and where we failed, think about why that happened, and document what we want to do differently next time.

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Finding Stability in the ContinuousNext

.orgSource

Often this document had more in common with a laundry list than strategy. Remember the good old days? Once every three years, you gathered the board and staff in a conference room with baked goods, a lot of caffeine, and a facilitator.

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Plexus Consulting Group?: Is Your Organization Using Too Much.

Plexus Consulting

The strategic plan for many non-profit organizations is an extensive, all-encompassing document. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. or international market expansion. Friday, September 16, 2011. Is Your Organization Using Too Much Strategy? by Virgil R. Carter.

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5 New Years Resolutions for HOA Managers

AMG

Review and Update Governing Documents As part of the HOA New Year’s resolutions, a board should consider reviewing and amending old documents. Doing so will allow these documents to reflect the times and environment today, as outdated documents can put associations in a bind.