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FEATURED EPISODE

How your 1:1s can rebuild the trust you lost
Trust is crucial to building a great team, but it’s much harder to rebuild trust once it’s been lost. In this episode, Chris shares some of his own difficult experiences, and points out some ideas managers can use to get their team back to enjoying a healthy environment.
In defense of meaningful performance reviews. (Hint: It takes some work.)
All too often performance reviews are done because it’s corporate policy, not because they are helpful. Michael and Chris discuss why a meaningful performance review are can be a powerful tool for both managers and team members, and how we can think creatively to turn a review on its head.
Remote work and the perception of productivity
Do you know if you’re being productive? And why do many of us feel less productive when working remotely? In this episode, Michael and Chris talk with Uptick Solutions Engineer Joel Slotman about how 1:1s helped sort it all out.
How to save your 1:1s from being status updates
When 1:1s devolve into a meeting of status updates easily handled in an email, it’s time for a change. In this shorter episode, Michael and Chris talk about how to save your 1:1s from the update rut.
Joining a new team in the middle of a crisis
Crisis is a word that has become all too familiar to all of us. Imagine joining a new team during a crisis. In this episode, Michael and Chris talk with Whitney Hathcock about how managers can help their new teammates adjust in the midst of a crisis.
What’s really dragging down your productivity
Do you want to know why your team is struggling with their productivity? Michael and Chris talk about the importance of making sure your team understands why they’re doing the work they do, and how it fits in in with the vision the team shares.
How we’re taking the dread out of performance reviews
“Performance reviews.” Just hearing that phrase probably makes you gag a little. That’s how we felt about them to, but Michael and Chris talk about what they changed to make them more meaningful and actually helpful.

Meet the Hosts

Chris Zaugg

Chris Zaugg

Founder and President at Uptick
@chriszaugg

Michael Probert

Michael Probert

Founder and Growth at Uptick
@jmichaelprobert

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