If you’ve been tasked with making the official record of a meeting, you must learn how to make meeting minutes. Meeting minutes are literally the minute-by-minute reports of what has happened in a meeting. What was decided, voted upon, or presented? After a meeting, anyone should be able to answer these questions, follow along with your meeting minutes document and understand the meeting as if they were actually there.
It’s a critical skill to learn. At the end of this article, you’ll know how to spend less time making ineffective meeting minutes, and learn how to write the most time-efficient, accurate notes for the official record. By following some quick style hints, tips, and tricks, you can elevate your meetings to a high standard. Whether you’re writing minutes for informal meetings or official board of directors meetings, you can make your meeting minutes better.Continue reading “How to Take Meeting Minutes Like a Professional”