Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Deciding who to meet with for a one-on-one, part of Leading Productive One-on-One Meetings (2012).
Occasionally, when I talk about the concept of one-to-one meetings, people are…uncertain who they should be holding these meetings with.…To help you decide the best people to meet with in one-to-one meetings,…we've provided a simple worksheet that will walk you through the decision making process.…In the first column, you'll see Work Relationship.…Simply list all the people that you work with on a regular recurring basis.…Next, you'll fill in each of the columns with a simple scale.…The first two columns ask for a 0 or 3, meaning…put 0 if it doesn't apply or 3 if it does apply.…
For instance, if you manage the person or they manage you, then put down a 3.…And of course, if no management is involved, then you would put a 0 there.…The next column is Ongoing client.…This applies particularly to service professionals who have clients on retainer…or who you're working with on a long-term project.…If you have someone like that that you meet with, put a 3 there.…The rest of the columns--Questions, Delegate, Coordinate, and Follow up--…
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- Setting up a one-on-one meeting
- Running a one-on-one
- Reviewing and closing action items
- Reassessing the effectiveness of one-on-one meetings