One of the most important yet neglected skills in today’s workplace is note taking. In an age of instant communication, smart phones and ever smarter social technologies, the discipline of writing good minutes still has its place.
Wait, hang on a minute, you say. Isn’t it just the secretary’s job to pen down the proceedings of a meeting/forum/brainstorming session? Couldn’t we rely on our memory to remember what the follow ups to a discussion are?