Mastering Meeting Minutes: Episode 1 – “Minutes of the Last Meeting”


Welcome to the world of effective meeting management! We’re excited to introduce you to our captivating video series, “Managing the Minutes Lifecycle,” a comprehensive guide inspired by Sylvia Groves’ book, “AAA+ minutes” from Governance Studio. In this first episode, “Minutes of the Last Meeting,” we’ll take you on a journey into the art of capturing and preserving vital decisions, action items, and discussions from your previous meetings.


Unlocking the Power of Effective Meeting Minutes:

Meetings are the heartbeat of any organization, where important decisions are made, strategies are outlined, and progress is tracked. Yet, without a clear record of what transpires during these meetings, it’s easy to lose sight of critical details, timelines, and commitments.

In “Minutes of the Last Meeting,” the inaugural episode of our “Managing the Minutes Lifecycle” series, we delve into the pivotal role that effective meeting minutes play in maintaining organizational continuity and enhancing governance. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:

  1. Preserving the Past: Discover how to create meeting minutes that serve as a historical record of your organization’s decisions and discussions. Learn why accurate and comprehensive minutes are invaluable for tracking progress over time.
  2. Action Item Accountability: Explore best practices for documenting action items arising from previous meetings. Find out how clear, actionable records can ensure accountability and drive results.
  3. Decisions That Matter: Understand the importance of recording decisions made during meetings. Effective minutes can clarify the rationale behind each decision, making it easier to track outcomes and lessons learned.
  4. Enhancing Board Governance: See how meticulous meeting minutes contribute to robust governance practices. With well-organized records, boards can make informed decisions, minimize risks, and maintain transparency.


“Minutes of the Last Meeting” is your gateway to mastering the art of effective meeting minutes. Whether you’re a board secretary, a minute-taker, or anyone involved in the meeting process, this episode offers valuable insights that will benefit your organization.

Ready to embark on this enlightening journey? Download the full video series now and gain access to expert guidance that will transform the way you manage your meetings. With “Managing the Minutes Lifecycle,” you’re on the path to elevating your organization’s governance and decision-making.

Watch the entire series here if you are interested in learning more.

Watch the entire series here if you are interested in learning more.

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