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One-On-One Meetings

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One-on-ones, also called 1–1s or 1 on 1s, are Meetings between a manager and a direct report.
  1. Learn One-On-One Meetings with the Practica AI Coach

    The Practica AI Coach helps you improve in One-On-One Meetings by using your current work challenges as opportunities to improve. The AI Coach will ask you questions, instruct you on concepts and tactics, and give you feedback as you make progress.
  2. Intro to 1:1 Meetings

    One-on-one Meetings are a crucial part of building strong relationships between managers and employees. They provide an opportunity for feedback, Coaching, and Goal Setting.
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  3. Common One-On-One Meetings Challenges

    These are common challenges people face when gaining expertise in one-on-one meetings. Tackling these challenges head-on can help you learn this skill quicker.

    I’m a team lead at a mid-sized tech company. During my 1-1s, I noticed that some team members are hesitant to share their concerns or challenges openly. They seem to be holding back and not fully engaging in the conversation. What actions should I take to create a safe and supportive environment during 1-1s that encourages open communication and trust?
    I'm a junior designer at a small tech company. I'm never really sure how to spend the time during my one-on-one meetings. My manager always asks me about my tasks, but then we run out of things to talk about. I want to make these meetings more valuable. What kind of framework should I try in our 1-1s?
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  4. Types of 1:1 Meetings

    There are different types of one-on-one Meetings, including Performance Reviews, Career Development Meetings, and check-ins. Each type serves a specific purpose and should be approached differently.
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  5. What to Cover in 1:1 Meetings

    One-on-one Meetings should cover a range of topics, including progress on goals, feedback on performance, and personal development. It's important to create an agenda and set expectations to make the most of the time.
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  6. Challenging 1:1s

    Challenging one-on-one Meetings, such as those involving difficult conversations or underperforming employees, require a different approach. Managers should prepare, be empathetic, and focus on solutions rather than blame.
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