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.
What we believe at Uptick
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.
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 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.