Exchanging anxious questions with something actionable
When we’re going 100MPH, we are often confronted with unanswerable, uninvited questions that only bring us stress. In this episode Michael and Chris talk about how to remove the anxiety of those questions by focusing on questions we can actually answer.
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.
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.
With most of the workforce working remotely, having effective 1:1s even more important. Michael, Britta and Chris discuss the challenges of our new reality and how to meet those challenges in the workplace.
Every company starts somewhere, and often it starts with a passionate belief about a problem they observe, or perhaps even a problem they themselves experience. And that’s definitely true of Uptick. In this episode Chris and Michael talk about what we believe at Uptick and how it shapes the product we’re building.