Learn how to take better notes in business settings. Discover how to take notes more quickly, capture more ideas, and help prepare for different types of meetings.
- Welcome to Note-Taking for Business Professionals. I'm Paul Nowak, and I'll be your instructor for this course. I've been teaching note-taking skills to business professionals and students for over nine years, and I'm really looking forward to sharing these strategies with you. In this course, you're going to learn a variety of note-taking approaches for situations you may encounter. We'll talk about how to take notes during a meeting, and how to create action plans. You'll also learn techniques for brainstorming, so you can effectively get your ideas from your head onto the page and into action. Next, we'll discuss how you can effectively take notes while reading.
And toward the end of the course, you'll be provided with a variety of note-taking templates, so you can choose the one that's most effective for the situation at hand. Learning these note-taking strategies will help you save time, improve your memory, and also make you much more productive at work. So let's go ahead and get started.
Author Paul Nowak also explores techniques for taking notes more quickly, including capturing ideas rather than sentences, improving typing speed, and using simple shorthand. The course also offers a number of note-taking templates to help prepare for project planning, SWOT meetings, timelines, business travel, and more.
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- Exploring the keys to active listening
- Focusing on the ideas
- Capturing an action plan
- Taking notes while reading
- Creating to-do lists, project plans, and meeting notes