Leading Productive One-on-One Meetings

with Dave Crenshaw
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Leading Productive One-on-One Meetings
Video duration: 0s 25m 30s Intermediate


Regular one-on-one meetings provide managers with an opportunity to head off problems and efficiently answer the many small, quick questions that arise during the workweek. In this course, Dave Crenshaw shows you how to establish a one-on-one meeting schedule and agenda, assign and review actions items, and assess the results of the meeting and follow up on promises. The course also explains how to effectively listen to employees' needs and when to offer training and development.

Topics include:
  • 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


- One essential skill in today's work environment is knowing how to lead and participate in productive one-on-one meetings with your coworkers. In my business coaching, my clients and I have seen the benefits of these meetings. Productive one-on-ones, sometimes called one-to-ones, cut down the number of interruptions that take place in your day. They help employees improve their skills through personal training and development and improve communication within a team. In this course, I'll walk you through the principles of running productive one-on-one meetings.

I'll also help you decide the most appropriate times to hold these one-on-ones and how to prepare for them, and I'll give you tips and tricks for keeping your one-on-ones running smoothly. And lastly I'll guide you through what to do after the meeting is over so that both of you take action and follow through on your commitments. With these simple strategies, you'll have all the tools you need to lead productive one-on-one meetings.

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