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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too!—A Hybrid Model of Association Management


Hybrid is not just for meetings anymore. The need to adapt to a changing environment has given creative legs to business thinking. We’re mixing, matching, and collaborating in remarkable new ways.

Why Should I Hire an Intern Right Now?

Association Adviser

From maintaining employee retention and a healthy company culture to ensuring employee satisfaction and levels of productivity, the COVID-19 pandemic altered the way many organizations operate their business.

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Five New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Sand Dollar Beach, Big Sur. Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike. This year we hiked by the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur. Pictured above).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.7.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Invest in you. WBT Systems suggests ten ways to invest more time in activities that will help you grow personally and professionally.

What AMS Vendors Don't Tell You About Implementation

AMS vendors often boast about proven implementation processes. And while yes, the right strategies are imperative, they are also not enough. Discover 3 often-overlooked requirements for successful AMS implementations by downloading!

Event Garde Celebrates 10 Years of Client Success

Aaron Wolowiec

In December 2011, with the goal of planning large association conferences for multiple concurrent clients, I launched Event Garde.

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Introduce Feedback Loops to Your Hybrid/Remote Manager Training


If you’re not a fan of annual performance reviews, you’re in good company. In fact, Gallup researchers found that 14% of people and only 8% of managers feel inspired by performance reviews. The problem?

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The 2022 Learning Business Landscape

Leading Learning

Year end is a natural time to pause for reflection. And that’s just what we did in a recent Leading Learning Webinar focus on the learning business landscape. In this article, we recap some key points from that session. You can also watch the recording of that Webinar below.

More New Year Preparation

Smooth The Path

As I talked about in Tuesday’s post , turning the calendar to a year (new budget year, birthday, holiday, or any other significant milestone, for that matter) are great times to reflect and make some commitments for the future.

High standards: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac update requirements to secure loans in condos


Condominiums and housing cooperatives must meet updated structural safety requirements to secure loans for mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The government-sponsored enterprises released new guidance in late 2021 after the partial collapse of Champlain Tower South in Surfside, Fla.,

How to Sell Your Board on Better Technology

Use this helpful blueprint when you need to convince your board to invest in better software. It includes talking points and tips for your presentation, including quantifying ROI, outlining indirect benefits, and selling the potential of the purchase.

The C-Suite’s Role in Culture


In general, I think conventional wisdom overstates the importance of the top of the organization when it comes to designing and managing culture (just Google “culture starts at the top” to get that perspective).

10 Ways to Invest More Time in Your Personal and Professional Growth This Year

WBT Systems

We’re close to entering the third year of the pandemic. Although we’re all getting used to living with uncertainty, it takes a toll. In times like this, you can’t take your professional and personal wellbeing for

How Are You Welcoming 2022?

Smooth The Path

The end of one year and the beginning of another is a time to start new. The slate figuratively wipes clean. New possibilities are before us. This week is a great time to position ourselves to think, learn, and grow throughout the year ahead.

How will you improve in 2022?


What’s the single most important thing you could do to improve the quality of your life this year? This week’s question asks you about how you can improve your quality of life.


10 Common AMS Implementation Myths Debunked

Voicing the need for a new AMS may not win you any popularity contests. But if your business objectives aren’t being met, it’s time to broach the subject. Turn skeptics around with 10 hard-to-argue responses designed to showcase the value of a new system.

Five New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Sand Dollar Beach, Big Sur. Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike. This year we hiked by the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur. Pictured above).

It’s always about trust

Effective Database

It's always about trust When I work with clients on almost any data management project, a very common theme is one of trust. Or more specifically, a lack of trust in the data that's in the primary system. This is reflected in the way staff talks about the data, very often saying things like "I … It’s always about trust Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom

How to Become Data-Driven


Today, associations require a greater degree of agility and adaptability than ever before. To achieve that, they need to rely on data as an integral part of decision making.

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DeKalb Fire Department Johnson’s Chapel Station Gets $500 Donation from Mountain Harbour POA (TN)

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Mountain Harbour Property Owners Association has donated $500 to the DeKalb County Fire Department’s Johnson’s Chapel Station. Read the entire article……………………………… Building Community National Condo & HOA News Tennessee Condo & HOA News

How to Select an Association Credit Card Processing Company

Right now, every penny counts. It’s an ideal time to check if your association’s credit card processing provider is offering competitive terms. However, there are many important factors to consider if when researching options.

Grandfathering of Rental Restrictions in Condos and HOA’s (FL)

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HOA proxy elections permissible (FL)

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Q: Are owners allowed to use proxies to vote at a meeting in a homeowners’ association and what is required for a proxy? Read the Q&A……………………………… Elections Florida Condo & HOA News National Condo & HOA News

‘Total disregard’: Sherman Park residents are fed up with reckless driving. Here’s how one resident is trying to stop it (WI)

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Sherman Park resident Jordan Morales said that when he bought a home to accommodate his family of five children, he wanted them to feel safe enough to play in the front yard. Just three years in, however, and he said the idea of them doing that is “terrifying.” Read the entire article……………………………… National Condo & HOA News Security Wisconsin Condo & HOA News

State Legislators Want to Keep Unpaid HOA Fines From Becoming Liens (FL)

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With the Legislature meeting in Tallahassee in January to kick off the regular session, this week, state Sen. Victor Torres, D-Orlando, and state Rep.

7 Signs It’s Time to Move to a New AMS

Do you need to break up with your AMS? Your association deserves a membership management platform that enhances staff efficiency, creates value, and delivers outcomes to drive membership success. Download this guide to uncover the 7 signs it’s time to move to a new AMS.

Ontario Condominium Act changes make it easier to deal with problematic tenants

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If your upstairs neighbour wears concrete shoes or smokes constantly, changes to the Ontario Condominium Act now make these issues easier to resolve. The changes to the Ontario Condominium Act, amended this fall, come into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Read the entire article……………………………… Canada Condo, Strata & HOA News