Learn about how to avoid distractions during one-on-one meetings, resulting in a productive meeting.
- Establishing a consistent one-to-one meeting schedule … is a critical tool to improving time management. … Now I do have a course on the library … about holding effective one-to-one meetings. … Yet many people wonder why even have these meetings at all? … The biggest reason is that most people in the workplace … are treating each other like human vending machines, … they're constantly peppering each other … with quick questions and these quick questions … have a lot of switching cost. … Also, it's getting in the way … of people doing their own critical thinking. … Instead, what you want to do is be able to focus … on your most important work, your most valuable activities, … and then have a set time to hold those meetings. … Now, how do we hold those meetings? … In general, the idea is that you ask them your questions … and they ask you their questions, it's that simple. … But the idea is that we need to do it on a consistent basis. … That both of you decide, … "Hey, we don't want to interrupt each other anymore, …
- Identify the end goal of a one-on-one meeting.
- Explain how to follow up after delegating a task to a team member.
- Recall one question you can ask to reduce unnecessary meetings.
- Identify the best way to approach a situation where a coworker is disorganized and struggles with time management.
- Give an example of advice you could offer a new manager concerning time management.