May 26, 2020

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.

Show Notes:

Boring, “here is my report” 1:1s are typically dreaded by team members and managers alike. Leave status updates to email, Slack and your Microsoft Teams chat. In this episode, Michael and Chris talk about building new habits and how to save your 1:1s tomake them meaningful, rich and a meeting people actually want to join.

Related blog: The Update, The Vent, and The Disaster by Rands in Repose

You can follow Michael on Twitter at @jmichaelprobert and Chris at @chriszaugg.
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