74 Questions to Ask in One on Ones with a Manager

5 Ways to Keep Your Team Happy and Motivated in a Recession

What questions do you ask in one on ones with your manager? What about one on ones with managers that report to you? It’s important to understand that your one on ones with individual contributors reporting to you should be treated differently from those you’d have with the managers under you, and even more so […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Team Happy and Motivated in a Recession
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7 Essential Tips for Effective 1 on 1 Meetings with Your Manager

effective 1 on 1 meetings should not be as rare as an albino peacock

Effective 1 on 1 meetings can seem like an albino peacock at some companies: rarely seen, but potentially awesome. That’s not how it should be. 1 on 1 meetings should be something you look forward to. Done well, effective 1 on 1 meetings are an opportunity for: Feedback Coaching Rapport building And talking about all […]

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31 Questions to Ask Remote Employees to Better Support Them

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Remote management is the same as managing people in an office with you, right? Not quite. According to Buffer’s State of Remote Work report, remote employees face many unique challenges: As a manager, it can be hard to understand what your remote workers are going through, especially if you’ve never worked remotely. This can make […]

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The 9 Worst Pieces of Advice for 1:1s (and what to do instead)

1:1s are great only if you follow the right advice

1:1s are an essential habit for high performing teams.  Many great leaders and companies swear by them. However, just because you’re meeting with your team 1:1 does not guarantee great results. You have to make the most of the time, and avoid the many pitfalls you can fall into in them. Not all advice is […]

1:1s are great only if you follow the right advice
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