Next-Gen Know How: Strategies for more meaningful and effective one-on-one meetings

Preparation and accountability ensure time for coaching and deep-dive discussions about goals and priorities.

Managing people takes a lot of time, energy and effort. Maximizing the time you spend with employee will help you increase engagement and productivity on your team while ensuring you have time to juggle the responsibilities of leadership. Most managers spend their one-on-one meetings with employees reviewing tasks. While this may be necessary at times, there are ways to better utilize this precious time for coaching, developing skills and building career paths.

The individual meetings you have with each employee are valuable time for creating clarity, building trust and creating psychological safety. Below are some strategies for making your one-on-one conversations more meaningful.

1. Prepare for the Meeting

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