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 lived a remarkable life that spanned the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and life in…
Author: Bob Gourley
"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. Nonetheless, I hope you will let his words inspire you as you contemplate transforming your…
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 causes me great concern when I first hear that a community is thinking of changing…
Producing an Effective Community Newsletter
Making your newsletter look its best is critical to making it effective.
The Value of Education in Your Communications
Commit to unit owner education. Reward yourself with a better community!
The Cutting Truth about Beautification
I suggest that you use your condominium newsletter, HOA newsletter, bulletin board, and/or website to tell the story.
Tell Me I’m Beautiful!
Beauty isn’t just in the eye of the beholder, it’s also good business.
Condominium Newsletters from MyEZCondo Keep Condominium Unit Owners Informed and Involved in Their Communities
By Bob Gourley Frequent and open communications are often indications that a condominium association is being run by leaders who strive to create a connection between the Board of Directors, the Property Management Company, and the condominium unit owners who reside in the condominium association. These leaders are not just building properties. They are building…
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 and less time explaining. Creating a good-looking and effective condominium newsletter is no simple task…
Condo Residents Demand – Show Me The Money!
By Bob Gourley The image of Cuba Gooding, Jr. as Rod Tidwell screaming at Tom Cruise as the titular character in the 1996 movie “Jerry McGuire” is a powerful cinematic moment that launched the catchphrase, “Show Me The Money”! All these later, I barely remember the movie but the catchphrase lingers as virtually everyone I know…