“A meeting is not only what happens once you’re all gathered in the same room. Each meeting goes through a complete cycle, beginning with preparation, moving to execution of the agenda, and ending with follow-through. Without proper attention paid to each element, the structure fails.”read more
HOA board meetings must be “open and public“ – actions may not be secret.
The HOA Brown Act is the Open Meeting Act, which now is extensively detailed regarding association meetings. The apparent aim of the act is valuable – to make the governance of associations more open and accessible to members.
Momentum: “Creating Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable Meetings" by Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Tai Tsao. I just read this fantastic book, there is so much good stuff in it I’ve created its own blog category to discuss how we address some of the issues in the book with...read more
How many meetings have you been to where one or two participants have virtually dominated the discussion (and got their way) simply by talking all the time and/or talking over other participants. These other participants often have useful input but time does not...read more
Many times during a meeting you want to refer back to a previous meeting but the past minutes are not available at the current meeting or you just can't find them. This can lead to a great deal of redundant discussion and a lot of wasted time. With LORROS you can...read more
Comments are displayed in the reverse order so that you see the latest comment at the top. Some people wanted to be able to read the comments in the chronological order, so we added a simple icon that can be clicked to reverse the order of the comments. Start a 30...read more
Web meetings/conference calls are an essential and important tool for many non-profit and condominium board meetings … but The data above demonstrates that 21 minutes of every meeting is used (wasted) before the meeting even starts. The problem is that there is...read more
“Another common cause of unproductive meetings is a lack of shared processes and tools within companies.”read more