6 Tips for Creating Meeting Notes You’ll Actually Use

I’ve been taking notes in meetings for more than 20 years. In that period, I’ve held roles in sales, business development, account management, product management and various forms of management and leadership – all with lots of meetings. Creating useful notes has always been essential to my work. Here are six meeting note techniques I’ve …

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Bridging the gap between (non-technical) marketers and developers at an early stage SaaS startup

When I first started my job at Witful, I didn’t think that knowing the technical side of things would be important to my job – it never had been necessary in previous roles, and I figured, for the most part, I’d do my thing while they (developers and technical-speak people) did theirs. But after only …

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Meeting notes lose value the moment you finish writing them – and it’s time to fix that

I like to be prepared in meetings. In some ways it’s probably an innate part of my personality, but it also became more important to me as my role has changed throughout my career. In particular, the first time I became an engineering manager is when I started to become a more diligent notetaker and …

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Thoughts from the Team: What does your ideal 1:1 look like?

Welcome to the third installment of our “Thoughts from the Team” series, where we’re diving deep into the all-important workplace 1:1, and why we place so much emphasis on this particular type of meeting. This week, learn what our pie in the sky, best of the best, most favorite 1:1 conversations look like. You might …

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Thoughts from the Team: What should be discussed in a 1:1?

Welcome to the second installment of “Thoughts from the Team”, where we analyze processes, meetings and relationship builders that we think are particularly useful (or not). We approach these questions using our perspectives both as employees and managers.  You may remember that last week we wondered if our team thinks 1:1 meetings are important (spoiler …

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