Meetings are gatherings that are very important because you discuss numerous aspects of your business and discuss ways to make things better. You also discuss problems and try coming up with solutions as well as innovations.
However, there is no denying that meetings can actually be boring. What makes them even more boring is jotting down notes. It may be boring but you need notes to remember everything that was said during the meeting unless, of course, you have a super memory. Thankfully, technology has come to your rescue. You can now use a few tools that will eliminate the requirement of taking any notes.
Read on to find out what they are:
Using Existing Tools Better:
- Use Post-its: Post-its are extremely useful little things. Use them to jot down ideas, questions, and other things you hear in the meeting. Once back at your desk, you just have to organize everything. Post-its make organization very easy and a lot of fun, too.
- Use Movable Whiteboards: Experts say that these are much better than the whiteboards that are fixed on the wall. You can jot down everything you want on them and move them to your desired location without having to bother about anything. They are very easy to use and move.
- Use your Smartphone: You surely have a smartphone. Why not use it during the meeting for the right purpose? During the meeting you can click pictures of all the drawings and the notes. Email them to whoever you want to or print them out. Upload them or do whatever suits you and then start working with them.
- Use Dropbox: Dropbox is an excellent tool because it serves so many different functions! You can upload the pictures you took with your smartphone onto your Dropbox to share them with multiple people in one go! In an instant everyone will have access to the minutes of the meeting. Easy!
Four different tools to make meetings more fun and productive! Aren’t they just great? Simple changes and just a little thought can help you take notes and remember everything discussed during the meeting with utmost ease. Implement these techniques and encourage your team members to do the same.
Gone are the days when you needed to carry a notepad and a pen to every meeting! Gone are the days when you had to scribble continuously throughout the meeting to catch everything discussed. Times have advanced and it is time for you to advance, too. Be smart and use effective tools such as post-its, movable whiteboards, smartphones, and Dropbox to capture, store, organize, and share information.