Five Killer Note Taking Abbreviations

Checkbox with pen isolated on whiteAction-Oriented Note Taking

Taking notes is a good way to capture and digest the content of a meeting. It also increases focus on the subject matter at hand, as the notes preserve the salient points.

Here is a list of abbreviations for use when taking notes to make them even more productive:

  1. A is an Action item.
  2. C is a Call that needs to be made.
  3. R is a Reference item for further use.
  4. F is a Follow-up that needs to occur.
  5. S is something that needs to be Scheduled.

After the meeting, work through the notes to prioritize or delegate the associated action items.

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