Originally Posted by tiecollector
What's up with people always taking notes no matter what? How do you have a 10 minute business meeting and end up with 3 pages full of notes? What are these people writing down? I feel like sometimes a transcript would have been shorter.
I'm with you on that, although I just figure that whatever works for a person is fine. I've never been much of a notetaker, either professionally or in school, except when it's absolutely necessary. I find I can listen and concentrate better without them. But I can understand how it might be otherwise for some people -- that it could help them focus and concentrate. In some cases, though, it seems more like a prop or crutch.