Do you want to get to know your organization? Or would you like to tap into the knowledge and expertise of people you don’t directly manage? Skip level meetings can be a great way to do that, if you’re careful. In this episode Michael and Chris talk about some ways to make them safe and effective.
What’s really dragging down your productivity
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.
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.