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Coop Meeting Reports
7 clever ideas to increase attendance and participation at your annual board meeting
Don’t just recite the past year’s community news. Instead, make a video that highlights all of the projects completed throughout the year. Include inspirational music and even interviews from key volunteers. And, don’t forget to mention the cost savings your community achieved over the last year.
A BOARD MEMBER’S GUIDE TO RUNNING BETTER MEETINGS
Every HOA is required to hold critical meetings throughout the year, including board meetings, annual meetings, executive sessions, committee meetings, and more. While vital to the success of a community, these meetings often lack proper planning, structure, and attendance. We created this ebook to change all of that, and give your community the tools they need to have successful well-attended meetings.
A guide to preparing and running co-op annual general meeting
The annual general meeting (AGM) is one of the primary ways members can participate in the democracy of a co‑operative and is, therefore, a significant event in the calendar. This short document is a good governance guide to preparing and staging a successful AGM and also covers follow-up activity plus a series of helpful hints and tips. This is one element of an extensive suite of guides designed to improve any given co-operative’s governance.
How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting
Here are some tips for designing an effective agenda for your next meeting, with a sample agenda and template below. You can use these tips whether a meeting lasts an hour or three days and whether you’re meeting with a group of five or forty:
How to Run an Effective Nonprofit Board Meeting
If you look around and see board members discreetly texting, doodling, or mindlessly looking around, it’s time for a change. If your board members are zoned out or are continuously going off topic, it’s time to shift your nonprofit board meeting strategy
Ingredients for Successful Meetings
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Effective governance Keeping your records straight
Information for boards of trustees on the importance of good record-keeping to good governance
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
Annual meetings are a very important (and required) event for all HOAs. It’s the time to elect new board members, review the budget and discuss the general state of the community, but often times, despite the value of the event, getting community members to show up to the meeting can be challenging
MASTER YOUR MEETINGS
club is much like a successful business: The member is the customer, and the club strives to keep the customer happy with the service it provides. In this case, the service is the club meeting. Make special efforts to ensure each meeting helps members in their self-development efforts and is enjoyable and exciting.
Meetings that Rock
If you’ve ever sat around at a meeting (even worse, at a meeting that you were facilitating) and asked yourself, “What are we doing? Why am I here?” then you’ve witnessed poor meeting planning. An important factor in motivating your members is making them feel that meeting is time well-spent.
Tips To More Productive Meetings
meetings are a powerful tool that are widely misunderstood. Like many professionals, I have read and enjoyed many Dilbert comics that point out the pain and frustration of poorly run meetings. In fact, I’ve been in my share of disappointment meetings. I’ll share a short example with you and data showing that just how widespread bad meetings have become. Finally, I will cover the seven habits – the most powerful meeting tips I have used – that will set you up for success