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LATEST EPISODE

Why one-on-ones?

Everyone is doing one-on-ones, but do we really need another meeting? Can we replace them with other forms of communication? In this episode Chris revisits the “Why” behind one-on-ones, and how they can be the most important thing you can do to build a healthy, productive team.
Authority is earned, not bestowed
It used to be assumed that a manager had authority simply because of the title they were given. But in this episode, Michael and Chris talk about how things are different in 2021, and true authority is earned by developing credibility with the team.
How to build (or rebuild) trust with your team
In today’s workplace your team doesn’t just trust you because you are the boss. Trust is earned, and there are key elements every manager needs to cultivate to have a high-performing team built on trust. In this episode, taken from our “Next Level 1:1s Course”, Michael and Chris will give you some tips on how build, or rebuild trust with your team.
Starting a one-on-one with a new team member
From “Where’s the coffee machine?” to “How will my performance be evaluated?”, new team members have a lot of legitimate questions. The best place to address those questions is in a 1:1, but how do you get started? In this episode, taken from our “Next Level 1:1s Course”, Michael and Chris will give you some tips on how to get rolling with your 1:1s with new team members.
Leading differently depending on the size of your company
In this episode Chris chats with Mitch Moeller, CEO of Corvida Medical. Mitch talks about his transition from being a professional engineer to being a leader, and how his leadership has changed as he moved from a large organization to a startup. Look for his comments regarding “habituation” at 15:45 – great stuff!
4 tips for adjusting to work in a COVID world
The remote work culture that has mushroomed during COVID-19 has raised the stress levels of almost everyone. In this episode, Chris lays out 4 tips to help make work life manageable in what feels like an unmanageable world.

Meet the Hosts

Chris Zaugg

Chris Zaugg

Founder and President at Uptick
@chriszaugg

Michael Probert

Michael Probert

Founder and Growth at Uptick
@jmichaelprobert