You’ve probably been taking or reading minutes ever since the days of scout meetings. But now, a record of meeting minutes may well be an official document that is required by your group’s bylaws or your company’s policies and procedures. The obvious items you need to include are the date, location, names of those in attendance, and name of the organization. But by listing budget information, old and new business, and other components, you can remind those who were there of what they promised to do and inform others who weren’t there of past, present, and future issue.
In other words, effective meeting minutes do much more than summarize a gathering. Done properly, they can be the driver for an organization by being ...