Minute-taking webinar, August 14, 2012

Laughing all the Way to Work

It is time again for another minute-taking webinar. My goal for these webinars is to make minute-taking not seem so scarey by breaking down the steps you should take before, during and after the meeting. I also include handouts after the webinar with minute and agenda templates and a cheat sheet with some handy phrases to use when taking minutes. I hope you will be able to join me for the webinar.

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3 Keys to Making This Your Best Week Ever

Office Dynamics

Can’t attend the live webinar? All registered attendees will receive access to the recorded webinar. No one knows how to do this better than our special webinar guest Adam Timm, a former 9-1-1 operator for the Los Angeles Police Department. Don’t worry!

2015 197

The Productivityist Podcast: Making Better Meetings with John Poelstra

Productivityist

Webinar Ninja. Podcast Work Life agenda makeover map meetings minutes peopleOn this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with podcast producer and meeting facilitation expert John Poelstra about how we can go about making better meetings. We dive into the “MAP” you need to make your meetings better, how to improve your meeting facilitation skills, how to deal with latecomers and attendees who take over meetings, and much more. Relevant Links.

2016 61

Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting? EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2010 130

Certain Truths That Never Change In Professional Development

Office Dynamics

While June is the official month for our 25 years, we are going to celebrate all year, starting this month with our first FREE webinar on January 30, 2015. ’ What’s Your Agenda This Year? I am so excited to kick off 2015 with a bang for many reasons.

2015 160

Here’s What I Do At This Time Of Year

Office Organization Success

And don’t forget … if having a practice full of clients is on your agenda for 2015, then register for next week’s GET CLIENTS NOW! live webinar. For those of you in the US, I hope you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving break.

2014 181

Here’s What I do at This Time of Year

Office Organization Success

And don’t forget … if having a practice full of clients is on your agenda for 2015, then register for tomorrow’s GET CLIENTS NOW! live webinar. For those of you in the US, I hope you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving break. Even though this isn’t a traditional holiday for us, we’ve embraced the Thanksgiving Holiday — it’s like Christmas but without all the hassle!

2014 136

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

Professional organization membership offers a range of benefits, including webinars, resources, and community. Webinars, books, magazines, courses. A conference will inspire and motivate your admin in ways they could never experience during a webinar or reading a book.

2018 52

Minute Taking Q&A

Laughing all the Way to Work

As I mentioned in my previous post, I was giving a webinar on minute-taking yesterday. In this scenario when they were at the first agenda item to approve the agenda, someone asked if Business Arising could be added to the agenda and went on to say why they thought it was important. Approval of Agenda The agenda was accepted as presented. Action: To add Business Arising as a standing item on the agenda.

2012 122

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

In addition to great webinars, articles, and blog posts one of the best resources is always communicating with one another. From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems.

Make Educated Decisions When Choosing an Administrative Conference (Part 1 of 6)

Office Dynamics

The flow of the agenda – is there time for networking? We also have a free webinar called Administrative Conferences Galore – Choosing What’s Best for You. Since there are so many administrative conferences being offered, I would like to walk you through a series of blogs on how to select the conference that is right for you, gain approval and how to get the most for your investment. I am keeping these blogs to the point. A conference should feed your brain and soul!

2017 109

Why Do Administrative Teams Have So Much Drama?

Office Dynamics

On a recent webinar, Joan noticed a question that caught her attention: Why do so many administrative teams have drama? I find that gossip usually focuses on other people’s intentions, motives, hidden agendas, or secret activities. She asked me to weigh in on this topic and I jumped at the opportunity. The question of why is interesting, and I’ve found there are several reasons for workplace drama. But first, let’s talk about what that word really means.

2017 160

The Manager's Workshop: How to Guide Employees to be Efficient, Effective & Extraordinary

Office Dynamics

This popular webinar will teach your management team how to become the type of supervisors any organization wants … and needs! This webinar will help managers build the "The 3 E's” of performance in their employees: Efficient. Add this valuable webinar to your agenda today!

2012 130

5 Powerhouse Strategies for Creating Administrative Peer Power

Office Dynamics

Coming together is better than fighting for your own agenda. P.S. Chrissy Scivicque, career coach, teaches a simple, powerful system to help you easily build strong relationships in her webinar series, How to Build Powerful Professional Relationship.

2016 155

How We Use Slack

Productivityist

We haven’t integrated Slack and Trello together at this moment, but it’s on the agenda. Steve Dotto and I are hosting a series of webinars starting today that will dive a little bit deeper into why Slack is the key to better team productivity.

2015 107

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

In 2015, Jasmine Freeman sent out a survey to our webinar attendees and asked them to identify one thing that was standing in the way or was a barrier in their relationship with their manager. Identify high priority issues and bring them to attention and insert agenda into calendar.

2016 208

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

As my business continues to grow from it's inception in 2004, I've added a lot more to my agenda, including blogging on my website, guest blogging, writing articles for e-zines and in print for local magazines, creating a monthly newsletter and doing public speaking.

2011 283

Are You Prepared?

Admins4Admins

The night before I go to a Board meeting, I review all my templates, agendas, binder, attendance sheets and everything I am going to need or might need.

2010 67

Customer advisory boards help to gain valuable insight

Service Untitled

Each meeting needs to have a specific agenda. The meetings begin and end on time with a strong agenda. Other companies use webinars, but no matter what the procedure, thanking people for their time, expertise, and opinions are important.

2011 59

Meeting preparation.

Laughing all the Way to Work

To prepare a minute template simply use your agenda and put it in minute format. Under each agenda heading you can then record the appropriate information when you are in the meeting. I use the meeting agenda as an index with each item as a tab number. Patricia June 17, 2009 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2009 100

Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home

Laughing all the Way to Work

Follow up with the meeting organizer to request agenda and/or meeting materials, pre-reading, etc. Depending on how formal the meeting is, you may need to draft an agenda for your boss’s review and forward to meeting participants in advance of the meeting.

2009 141

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Below are a few tips so the task is not as daunting: Filling in the blanks I take minutes on a laptop so it is easy to make a template ahead of time which is based on the agenda. I put the items from the agenda on the template in the same order and with a space to put the discussion and decisions/actions from the meeting. Putting it in context You need to summarize the discussion around each agenda item and then write the action or decision that comes out of it.

2010 100

Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

Click on that and you will find a wealth of templates from a resume, cover letter, minutes, agenda and many others. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2009 130

Word and Outlook 2007 tips

Laughing all the Way to Work

Under Leader, click the leader option that suits your needs i.e. ……1 or --1 Click OK Type text you want i.e. Agenda as in example below. Agenda. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2007 130

Going Checklist Crazy

Laughing all the Way to Work

Posted by Patricia Robb at 4:16 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , agenda , checklist , executive assistant , minutes , motions , professional assistant , to-do list , voting Reactions: Newer Post Older Post Home Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

2008 130

Are you prepared?

Laughing all the Way to Work

The night before I go to a Board meeting, I review all my templates, agendas, binder, attendance sheets and everything I am going to need or might need. March 13, 2010 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

2010 141

Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

I tend to keep my scheduling sheets in chronological order and each morning I go through them to see if there is any action I need to take, i.e. follow up to ask for an agenda or see if I can start scheduling. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2009 141

Pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I also drag items from my Inbox if someone sends me an email to advise they will be sending an agenda or some other item by a certain date. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2010 130

Psst! I'm in a bad mood, pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

She had an agenda and was going to let him have it. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2009 130

On the job tips for new Admins.

Laughing all the Way to Work

This also works with your Calendar, which comes in handy if you want to either insert the agenda or another document from Word, or if you need to insert an e-mail. Crystal (Bryant & Stratton College) March 01, 2010 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. EST Taking Effective Meeting Minutes Join me for a Webinar Oct.

2009 132

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

For a boss who is on the road a lot you can use the electronic method of dragging the e-mail or whatever they will need for their meeting into the calendar date, including directions on how to get to the meeting, flight numbers and times, call-in numbers for teleconferences, agendas, e-mails, etc. Patricia September 26, 2008 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

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