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FEATURED EPISODE

What to do if you’re unhappy with your 1:1 meetings
Who owns our 1:1? What makes the time valuable for the manager, or the team member? In this short podcast, Michael goes solo and gives a few tips on how to improve the quality of 1:1s for both people in the meeting.
Working remote – pitfalls and opportunities
How do you avoid some of the classic mistakes of leading a remote team? COVID-19 is making us all learn how to do it on the fly. In this episode Michael and Chris discuss how you can avoid these mistakes and take advantage of the opportunity.
How often should you have one on ones?
In this episode, Britta, Michael and Chris talk about the “whys” of having a consistent 1:1 cadence, and how having them more frequently may help you develop a better relationship with your team members while ultimately saving time, too.
Learning how to lead your team – sometimes the hard way
In this episode Chris chats with his friend Amy Baker, the principle and partner at Spry. Amy transparently shares the good and the bad of her leadership journey – from newbie in the creative world, to being a leader in a larger company typically dominated by men, and then onto life as an entrepreneur.
Building an effective 1:1 meeting with your team
Building an effective 1:1 meeting is a collaborative effort. In this episode, Chris and Michael talk about ways to engage both managers and their teams in the process, so both get the benefit of a meaningful meeting.
How to write a self-evaluation that will impress your boss
Michael Probert and Chris Zaugg sit down to talk about how to approach writing self-evaluations during performance reviews. Michael shares his experiences in the past and how vulnerability, self-reflection, and being specific are the key to a great self-eval.

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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