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Navigating Defamation Lawsuits and Non-Compete Clauses with Keith Grumer, of Grumer Law

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The topic of defamation has become more prevalent as civil discourse has eroded. Unfortunately, sometimes it is the rare board member and/or manager who has not been subject to some form of potential slander or libel throughout their course of community …

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Everybody’s Sick: The Best Ways to Prevent Illness in a Multifamily Community, with Dr. Jason Mansour of Broward Health

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Does it seem like everyone around you is coughing, sniffling, or under the weather? It’s no coincidence—we’re currently in the middle of cold and flu season. Join Donna DiMaggio Berger and guest Dr. Jason Mansour …

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Practical Policies & Protocols Your Board Needs to Adopt with Claude Jennings, Jr.

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What’s the secret to a highly functioning community association? Host Donna DiMaggio Berger and Take It To the Board’s producer, Claude Jennings Jr. look back on Take It To The Board’s 2023 season …

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Is Self-Insurance Possible For Community Associations?

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Insurance premiums have always constituted a significant percentage of most community association budgets, but astronomical increases in recent years have completely changed the budget landscape. In addition to unaffordable premiums, many insurers are denying full replacement cost coverage, demanding roof replacement …

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Eyes Everywhere – Understanding Community Surveillance Options with Louis DiGioia of IC Real Time

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Ever wondered how a camera can pick out a face in the crowd or if that gym security camera is a watchful guardian or an intrusive eye? Discover the intricate dance between security and privacy in our neighborhoods, as host, 

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Contemplating Condo Terminations with John Cadden of the Condominium Advisory Group

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Is your older, cash-strapped condominium or cooperative association contemplating a termination and/or sale to a developer? The once rare ideas of a termination and sale have now become much more common as community members struggle to maintain, repair and insure older …

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The B Word: Bankruptcy, Its Benefits and Challenges with Attorney Jeffrey Bast

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This episode of Take It To The Board sheds light on a legal process that may be needed to help both struggling associations and their individual members. In these challenging economic times, more people are asking whether filing for bankruptcy protection …

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Show Me the Money: Investment Strategies with Michael Coady and Kenny Polcari of Slatestone Wealth

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Financially strapped community associations are always looking for new revenue sources but is a sound investment strategy a possible path to avoiding large budget increases or special assessments? In this episode, host Donna DiMaggio Berger,  …

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Saving Lives in Your Community Association: Defibrillators (AEDs), Bleeding Control Kits (BCKs), and CERTs with Dr. Jason Mansour

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Does your community association have an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) or a Bleeding Control Kit (BCK) on hand in the worst-case scenario and do you have trained people on hand to use these devices? Do you have a gym, pickleball/tennis courts, …

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Pesky Critters in Your Community? Top Tips From Wildlife Expert and Trapper Todd Hardwick

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As developers continue to build at a brisk pace, community association residents often find themselves sharing space with all types of wildlife including the good, the bad and the dangerous! What would you do if you spotted an alligator in your …

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