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Handy hints for note taking

One thing that has got me through most of my professional life is the ability to take good notes. The ability to read between the lines of what someone is saying and pull out the important information without writing everything they say. In the old days (even not so long ago), this task was someone's full time job, going to meetings and taking notes. In the legal profession there is a whole language dedicated to the art of note taking called 'shorthand'. But for those of us who have small businesses and rely on our notes to organise our day, or to organise others in our day, the art of good note taking is essential. So below are a few tips that I've...

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