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Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team?
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1?
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.
Handling “I don’t have anything to talk about” in your 1:1s
When someone says they have nothing to discuss, they’re almost always thinking too narrowly.
What should you talk about in a 1:1?
Who sets the agenda? What should you discuss, and what should you avoid discussing?