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- Personal and professional goals achievement
- Improved personal leadership, including work / life balance
- Increased accountability and focus
- Improved self-awareness and perspective
- Growth in leadership competency and capacity
- Better systems for priority management
Board Workbook Reports
Leading your community responsibly isn’t an easy task, especially when you’re keeping up with board meetings, buzzwords and best practices. While board members often put forward their best effort, sometimes they still make big mistakes that can lead to serious repercussions for themselves, the board and the community itself.
What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You & Your Community
At Associa, our teams have learned this truth and many more through our 40+ years of experience working with boards and becoming experts in the community management industry. Whether you’re new to the role or an established pro looking to gain better understanding, we can help you discover how to avoid costly mistakes and become a more effective board member in the process.
Board recruitment hand book
A well-functioning Board of Directors is essential for nonprofit organizations not only to meet legal requirements, but also to successfully achieve their goals. It is the Board’s responsibility to ensure that the organization has the leadership it needs to fulfill its mission and that leadership continuity and effectiveness is secured through a well-planned Board recruitment process that results in attracting highly skilled, committed and participative board members.
Running your board like a pro
This in-depth whitepaper details what every board needs to enrich their volunteer experience and improve the operation of their community association.
DEVELOP A PROACTIVE PLAN TO LEAD YOUR COMMUNITY
Use this workbook as a companion piece to our in-depth whitepaper, The 6 Most Important Elements for Running Your Board Like a Pro, to proactively improve the operation of your community association. Inside, you’ll find three important resources you need to develop a forward looking plan for your community
Consumers guid to buying a coop
In the United States, more than 1.2 million families of all income levels live in homes owned and operated through cooperative associations. Housing co-ops are not a new concept. The first housing cooperative in the nation was organized in New York City in the late 1800’s. Today, large numbers of housing co-ops are located in major urban areas such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, DC.
Decision-Making in Cooperatives with Diverse Member Interests
Members of a cooperative typically have diverse economic interests. These may encompass size, type and location of farm enterprises, and length of membership. Maintaining cohesiveness for building incentives to cooperate is becoming more complex as more variations in production practices and technology become available, new forms of business relationships are developed, and as consumer preferences continue to become more diverse and demanding
Essentials of integrative facilitation
The Essentials of Integrative Facilitation: How to Get Through the Agenda and Build Energy at the Same Time
The purpose, start-up process, planning and running of a co-operative
We hope that the information will assist everyone active in co-operatives in Australia, promote the value of co-operatives, and enhance the unique benefits that only co-operatives, memberowned and democratically controlled, deliver to their communities
Recruiting and training coop employees
The same human relationship elements displayed then are still effective; however, information sources and regulations that affect the development of employees for local cooperatives have changed. Training programs have become more automated and sophisticated; and electronic devices are rapidly replacing older, less effective mechanical ones. These adjustments will help farmer cooperatives develop current programs for their most important asset-people.
community insurance coverage
It’s easy to treat the process of creating a comprehensive insurance plan as just another to-do list task. But for board members, it’s a crucial undertaking for fully protecting their associations for two overarching reasons: their duty of care and their duty of loyalty.