A look at some conversation ideas that you can use in your next 1:1 session
Now that the world is experiencing massive changes due to COVID, let's jump back into the basics of having effective 1:1s with your team
Handling team conflict involves more than facilitating a conversation. It requires you to listen and acknowledge them!
Improving the relationships with your client, or boss, can be hard but by managing and coaching up, things can be made better
Team guidelines are used to define what is acceptable in the team. Done properly, it can save a lot of headaches and get the team to operate smoothly.
I have always been an advocate for having 1:1 sessions with each of your team members, but lately I felt that there was something missing, a group 1:1
A look at some questions you can ask in your initial 1:1 sessions to discover and understand more about your team members
Being transparent in extremely important. It not only gives team members background about a problem but builds confidence & trust with them as well.
A look at what consensus actually is and why it is important to have in your team
Many people believe that the most successful teams are made up of the smartest people. What if that wasn't the case? What if it was something else?
You may have wondered in your career, "How do you make a great team?" For me part of the answer lies in empowerment, by allowing people in your team to do what they think is best!
By just listening to a person's choice of words we can identify what their perceived team boundaries are. Most often, they not what they should be!