Sunday, March 12, 2006

Annual HOA Meeting

Tonight I presided over my building's annual homeowners association (HOA) meeting. I serve as one of three directors on the board of the HOA.

I enjoy these meetings because I get to play the role of facilitator. In most organizations and companies, meetings are long and unproductive. About six years ago, I took it upon myself to become a skilled facilitator. That meant reading books such as How to Make Meetings Work and The Art of Facilitation.

Tonight I was able to keep the meeting flowing so that it finished twenty minutes early.

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