Office Woes #5: Poor Note-taking

My ultra-dedicated colleague is really funny sometimes. I have to work with him quite a bit, and we frequently attend meetings together. I have, however, learned the hard way not to rely on his notes.

*during a meeting with the boss, about the content for transactional emails*

Boss: Make the email more personal. Connect to the customer, talk about their needs and wants. Also, add in a bit of personal information. He or she should feel almost sentimental on reading it, and thus be catapulted into the action we want.

A day later, when we were implementing all feedback and suggestions, I read ultra-dedicated’s notes of the meeting. The above paragraph was succinctly summarised thus:

“Make email more senti.”


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