Mastering Meeting Minutes: Episode 7 – “Operating Report”


Welcome back to our enlightening video series, “Managing the Minutes Lifecycle,” inspired by Sylvia Groves’ acclaimed book “AAA+ minutes” from Governance Studio. In this sixth episode, “Approve Minutes of Last Meeting,” we delve deep into the vital process of reviewing, discussing, and officially approving the minutes of the previous meeting.

Effective Reporting for Clarity

A well-structured operating report is essential for any organization’s governance. In “Operating Report,” we provide a comprehensive guide to mastering the art of reporting, making it an insightful and impactful part of your meetings.

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Here’s what you can expect in this episode:

  1. Comprehensive Overview: Learn how to create a comprehensive overview of your organization’s performance. We’ll guide you through the process of collecting and presenting key data points to provide a clear picture of your operations.
  2. Streamlined Reporting: Discover valuable tips and techniques to streamline your reporting process. We’ll share strategies to efficiently gather information, ensuring that your report is both comprehensive and time-effective.
  3. Relevance and Engagement: Engage your board members by presenting relevant information. We’ll discuss how to tailor your report to the specific needs and interests of your audience, making it an engaging and informative part of your meetings.
  4. Visual Presentation: Explore the power of visual presentation. We’ll highlight the benefits of using charts, graphs, and other visual aids to enhance the clarity and impact of your operating report.


“Operating Report” is your go-to resource for transforming your reporting process into a powerful tool for governance. Whether you’re responsible for creating reports or presenting them, this episode equips you with the knowledge and strategies needed to make your reports clear, relevant, and engaging.

Ready to enhance your reporting skills and deliver impactful operating reports? Download the full video series now and gain access to expert guidance that will elevate your governance practices. With “Managing the Minutes Lifecycle,” you’re on the path to excellence in governance and decision-making.

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

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