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1 on 1 meeting

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1 on 1 meetings are a unit, forum for communication from "supervisor" to "worker", furthermore as from "worker" to "supervisor". The employee's role is to require responsibility for what they have from you as their supervisor. Supervisor's responsibility is to supply support and add value that helps the worker perform well. In the course of a year, managers and team members sit along in numerous varieties of meetings. Among the foremost common ones area unit standing update conferences, performance check-ins, and 1on1s. Ben Horowitz accurately describes 1 on 1 meetings as: "free-form meeting for all the pressing issues, brilliant ideas, and chronic frustrations that do not fit neatly into status reports, email and other less personal and intimate mechanisms.”


There’s broad accord that the 1 on 1 is one in all, if not the, most significant meeting you'll have. however what precisely are you able to accomplish through 1:1 meetings? we have a tendency to found that the foremost made 1:1s aim to facilitate the subsequent things:

  • Building a trusting relationship
  • Staying educated and aligned
  • Providing mutual feedback to assist one another grow
  • Addressing topics at risk of obtaining lost within the shuffle

Some key question you can ask[edit]

It is hard to know how to create in an engaging conversation, especially when you are not considered a friend. This is why is it key to prepare this kind of meeting and set a certain type of agenda, to give sense and structure to the meetings. For this here are some questions you can use:

To detect burnout[edit]

  • On a scale of 0 to 10, how happy do you see yourself at work?
  • When was the last time you felt demotivated at work?
  • What is the most boring part of your job?

To detect work environment issues[edit]

  • What do we have to do for you to have the most excellent work environment?
  • What is the last decision made by the company that has caused you to be disappointed?
  • Is there a time when you have not felt proud to be part of this company?

To generate personal bonding[edit]

  • How do you see your work-life balance?
  • If you could have any job for the rest of your life, which one would you choose?
  • What are your top 3 priorities in life?

To develop professional goals[edit]

  • What professional objectives would you like to achieve in the next 6 to 12 months? Why?
  • What would you like to be doing in a couple of years?
  • What would you improve about the company's career development plan?

To understand and improve personal satisfaction[edit]

  • Have you received recognition in the last few weeks for your work?
  • Are you getting all the feedback you would like to be able to do your job?
  • What are the 3 main factors that make you motivated at work?

To be a better manager[edit]

  • Do you think I could improve the amount and quality of time I spend on management tasks as a manager?
  • If you had to choose the 3 soft skills of the perfect manager, what would they be?
  • Do you think that as a manager I know how to delegate responsibilities to other people in the team?

Tools for Efficient 1 on 1 meetings[edit]

Recordind everything, writing down and having a set agenda is a must. You could also use paper, but on remote working having these tools can help you inmessively,

There are many tools to help you carry out or making easier to make the most out of your meetings. Usually this may become senseless and unstrucutres, using some of these software will make our life easier: - A new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team. This Saas has been a gamenchanger when organizing your business. Your could also use it for your meetings.

Nailted - The employee engagement platform for demanding People & HR teams looking for the best employee experience. If you want to forget about structuring yourself you can also trust a Saas like this.

Google docs - We all know our friend google , well you can use that to organize you 1on1s

Office - Same as google docs. Anything that can help you record and give structure is helpfull.


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