How to ask questions you would never (or could never) ask
How do we move away from mundane, boring and unproductive one-on-ones to having dynamic, meaningful conversations? In this episode Chris explains the steps to have conversations you might never have imagined with your team members.
How your 1:1s can rebuild the trust you lost
Trust is crucial to building a great team, but it’s much harder to rebuild trust once it’s been lost. In this episode, Chris shares some of his own difficult experiences, and points out some ideas managers can use to get their team back to enjoying a healthy environment.
In defense of meaningful performance reviews. (Hint: It takes some work.)
All too often performance reviews are done because it’s corporate policy, not because they are helpful. Michael and Chris discuss why a meaningful performance review are can be a powerful tool for both managers and team members, and how we can think creatively to turn a review on its head.
Do you know if you’re being productive? And why do many of us feel less productive when working remotely? In this episode, Michael and Chris talk with Uptick Solutions Engineer Joel Slotman about how 1:1s helped sort it all out.
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.