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How to Have Effective One on One Meetings

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One on one meetings

...are held between a team leader and team member

They are conversations that usually last no longer than 10 to 30 minutes where they discuss what is going well and what needs to change. 

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Most effective one on one meetings typically last about 30 minutes:

  • 10 minutes for the direct report from the employee;
  • 10 minutes for the manager’s remarks and messages, and;
  • 10 minutes for the employee and manager to draw a way forward.

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  • find out about the employee’s current emotional state.
  • track the status of the employee’s performance and how their goals are coming along.
  • learn if there are any obstacles in the way to the employee’s goals.
  • discuss specific issues – eithe...

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How to get the most out of 1:1s

  • It is recommended that one-on-one meetings be scheduled every two weeks such that individualised communication is nurtured.
  • The employee should be in charge of preparing the specific content/agenda for each meeting. You can always add your own topics for each meeting as...

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Common topics to cover and their respective questions:

  • Work habits (productivity)
  • Teamwork (difficult and inspiring work relationships)
  • Happiness (general satisfaction with the work the employee is doing)
  • Short-term goals and long-term goals...

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