"A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever"

By Bob Gourley You may recognize the above quote from the English poet, John Keats. Condominiums weren’t around in the early 19th century, so it is fair to say that he wasn’t referring to your community’s newsletter or communication efforts. … Continue reading

Communications and Community Governance

By Bob Gourley “That government is best which governs least” – Thomas Paine Thomas Paine was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and dubbed “Father of the American Revolution” by historians. He was born in 1737 and … Continue reading

Capital Reserves and the Future of Your Community

By Bob Gourley I went to see a fortune teller recently. She took me into her reading room and asked me to gaze into her crystal ball. She then predicted my future. “I see wear and tear on your buildings. … Continue reading

Failure to Communicate Can Lead to a Manager’s Failure

By Bob Gourley Since I work closely with management professionals, one of the more difficult questions I routinely face from community association leaders is how the community should go about the process of selecting a new community association manager. It … Continue reading

Condominium Newsletters are Useful and Necessary Communication Tools

By Bob Gourley Condominium newsletters are useful and necessary communication tools for condominiums everywhere. Condominium unit owners require they be kept informed and aware. With a great condominium newsletter, a condominium association Board of Directors will spend more time governing … Continue reading