Rescission of motions...
Di from country New South Wales, Australia has asked a question about rescission of motions. Rescission motions are always tricky... 
Check the chairs in the venue for longer meetings...
One of the important considerations for meetings which last more than 2 hours is the chairs. Many venues save money on the chairs they... 
Never meet in dark rooms!...
The level of light can have a considerable impact on the outcome of the meeting. The more light there is in the room, the more... 
How long after a meeting should minutes be sent out?...
This is one of the most common questions I receive. The answer is simple and clear – as soon as possible after the meeting. Business... 
Annual General Meeting minutes...
A question has been received about the minutes of an AGM. The minutes of the AGM are approved as an accurate record at the next... 
A room with windows will always get better meeting results than a closed room...
This sounds crazy but it’s true. A meeting held in a room with windows will generate more positive discussion and ideas... 
Who should see the minutes before they are distributed?...
Alan of Victoria has asked this question because in his volunteer group, the chairman and the secretary insist on seeing the... 
Minutes are NOT a record of what people say!...
Don’t ask me why, but in my more than 25 years working with people on their meetings, dog clubs and volunteer fire brigades... 
Up to 95% of meetings do not have an agenda!...
Tracy Brinkman of Cincinatti Ohio sent the following comment: “95% of the meetings I attend have no agenda and it’s... 
How much do you record of what people say in minutes of meetings?...
This is an on-going issue for people who take minutes and people who attend meetings.  What do you record about what people... 

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