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Effective Time Management: Using Microsoft® Outlook® to Organize Your Work and Personal Life by Lothar Seiwert and Holger Woeltje

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Meeting Minutes in OneNote

OneNote is perfectly suited for the preparation and follow-up of meetings, trade show talks, important phone calls, negotiations, and more. In the following section, you will find the most important tips, which are also useful for other purposes, such as preparing a project or gathering information that you don’t need for a meeting but just for your own work.

Create a page for each important conversation and use OneNote to gather ideas, thoughts, and notes beforehand to prepare yourself better. During the conversation, take notes about agreements, Q&A, results, and relevant information in OneNote. Afterward, define follow-up activities with tags or preferably as a single task for each one, synchronized with Outlook. If ...

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