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If you suck at taking minutes please don't join a PMO project!!!!! Esp if you're an SC!!!! 🙄

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Why do you have SCs taking minutes

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Maybe they're sucking on purpose to get off of a shit-ass PMO project

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Why you posting about this on a Friday night

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How do you define "suck at taking minutes"? Understand it's a given as part of status meetings, but taking yours notes as part of a meeting isn't this individual's responsibility. And sometimes you don't have a choice around the project you join, we all know that.

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Your notes* (non plural), before you troll me for poor notes

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Because we keep getting dinged by the client that our notes and actions don't make sense and it's frustrating. Had to let it out somewhere

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Jr. member always owns notes. I take great notes but am SM. My PPD counseled me severely to stop taking notes as i should be perceived as senior and driving discussion and relationship.

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if you want something done a specific way, you're going to need at minimum to provide a template. though, im with E2, why are SCs taking minutes? are they the lowest "rung" on your project?

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I don't think I ever took minutes as an SC. I wouldn't ask one to take minutes.

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Uh, that's analyst work.

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Great suggestion to me recently - if your SC/C/BTA has been given specific guidance and still doing badly, have him/her take notes and you do too. Then have him/her set them side by side and redline them and come back on what was wrong.

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