How to Hold Effective 1:1 Meetings

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  • Reflection exercises
  • Insights from other leaders globally
  • A cheat sheet summarizing best practices

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  1. Why 1:1s Matter Free

    9 mins
    1: 1 meetings are the single highest leverage action we can take as a leader. They are the best opportunity to encourage positive performance. Regular meetings are 3x as likely ...
  2. How to Make the Most of 1:1 Meetings

    17 mins
    Do: Know the purpose.  Do not: Make it a status update. The #1 purpose of a 1: 1 is to uncover potential issues. If your 1: 1 is a status update, you may be wasting valuable t...
  3. How to Encourage Your Team to Participate

    5 mins
    Do: Make the purpose of the 1: 1 clear to each team member. What’s this really about? For example:  “I see our 1: 1s as an opportunity to uncover issues + concerns, discuss fe...
  4. Addressing the Biggest Challenges

    11 mins
    Biggest challenges facing productive 1: 1’s: When we are with top performers. Focus on where we really see ourselves + how do we get there. They are already doing well in the r...
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Claire Lew
CEO at Know Your Team

Claire’s mission in life is to help people become happier at work. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Inc, CNBC, and Fortune, among others. She speaks internationally on how to create more open honest work environments.

Jenny Nichols
Leadership Trainer and Coach at Know Your Team

Jenny has a clear vision for the future: No more bad bosses. She has 10+ years in leadership development, and is pursuing her Ph.D. so she can better align data and research to leadership practices. She works with leaders to help them thrive.

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