Conducting a productive meeting starts with a plan. Make sure your meeting has a clear objective or outcome. This video will show you how you can use OneNote to properly prepare your team for the meeting, capture meeting outcomes, and tasks. We think you'll find that investing time up front to plan for a successful meeting, will pay itself off in the form of more productive meeting times.
- [Voiceover] We've experienced how meetings…can become time-wasters due to lack of planning or scope.…In this chapter, we'll review one specific item…that helps drive an effective meeting, the agenda.…In thinking about meetings,…you should always have a clear objective to the meeting.…If you don't have one, don't have the meeting.…Let's learn how to set up a great meeting.…We'll start by looking at a meeting…that I have coming up this Thursday.…I'm meeting with my colleague Steve…about a meeting coming up with Parallax Corp.…Since it isn't my meeting,…I won't be able to change the agenda on the invite.…
However, I can start taking notes in a OneNote…and connect it back to this meeting…so that Steve and I can collaborate on the meeting…even before it occurs.…To do that, I'll just switch over to OneNote.…Once I'm in OneNote, I can add a new page,…which I'm going to take here in my Sales Team notebook.…I'll click on the Add Page button…in the upper right-hand side.…Once I have the new page,…I'm going to connect this to that meeting…
Next, learn which methods—email, phone, Skype, or face-to-face discussions—are most effective for communicating, and explore how to best plan and run effective meetings. By the end of the course, you'll be able to build a personal productivity strategy that works for you and your team.
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- Explain the best ways to improve personal productivity.
- Differentiate between OneDrive and SharePoint.
- List the most important features of OneNote.
- Name the most important guideline for writing emails.
- Cite the best practices for managing multiple calendars.
- Explain ways to make meeting matter.
- Summarize the components of a productive meeting agenda.