All posts tagged '1:1s'

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One-on-one 101

We all know we’re supposed to have one-on-one (1:1) meetings with our direct reports. But the value managers and employees get from them is… sadly inconsistent. Here’s how I wrangled my 1:1s so they could be predictable, useful, and leave us both feeling better about the work ahead of us. And lest you think I’m some sort of...

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My Pivot to People-Focus

My Pivot to People-Focus I’m a new “full time” manager, and to be honest, I thought I’d be really good at it. I like spending...