I love your notes…I have been in meetings where I’ve wanted to scream, “Just get to the point!” or “Make a decision, people!” but have refrained for fear that my backup career as a snarky blogger isn’t going to pay the rent.
Have you ever seen the Kill Time book? Check it out. It’s full of little images you can scribble on during meetings while still looking somewhat professional.
The WTF Duck kills me. Oh my goodness this is a great piece of paper.
I was in a client meeting a few weeks ago listening to the client and crew blab on and on arguing among themselves (for my benefit of course), when I discovered there was a wireless signal in the room. Presto! I began “taking notes” on the laptop=writing emails.
I’d get too much into the drawing and get caught. Not very businesslike. Email was just the right amount of not paying attention to keep me from testing the length of my skirt by crawling out under the table.
[...] How often were you forced to attend a meeting in a tiny room and there aren’t enough seats to go around the table? Late-comers end up having to sit against a wall. To me, this really sucks. Hell…if I’m going to be stuck in a stuffy box for God knows how long, watching painful PowerPoint slides that would euthanize a Great Dane, I need to be at a table where I can take notes, sip my coffee, and more importantly…doodle. [...]