Do more than read the words in your 1-1. Look for the meaning.

Let’s Talk Teams


August 14, 2020


20 min
All too often managers and team members want to “get through” their 1:1s, and they simply read what’s been written by the team member. Chris shares how what’s REALLY important is trying to understand the meaning behind the words, and then applying insight and asking great questions when you meet together.

Show Notes:

Asking your team members to fill out 1:1s is great, but all too often the “discussion” digresses into a simple reading of the words written by the team member. In this episode, Chris talks about the importance of getting past the words and into the actual meaning behind them. It’s in that meaning that both managers and team members find fulfillment in the relationship, which fuels better work and a more vibrant culture.

Related podcast: 4 Strategies to Have More Effective One on One Meetings by Uptick

You can follow Chris on Twitter at @chriszaugg.

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