Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Establish a schedule, part of Leading Productive One-on-One Meetings.
- After you've decided on a handful of people…that you should meet with on a one-on-one basis…the next step is determining the schedule.…There's no perfect answer on how often you should meet…and how long the meeting should be,…however I can give you some rules of thumb…based on my experience of working with companies…of varying industries and sizes.…The most common one-on-one meeting schedule…is two times per month at 25 minutes per meeting.…So if you don't know where to begin, start there…however that's just the baseline…most of you will have an intuitive sense…about what's appropriate for the people…on your one-on-one list.…
For example if you feel that meeting…twice per month isn't enough,…then schedule meetings more often.…However the more often you meet,…the shorter the meetings should be.…So if I say that I need to meet with Fey every week…then I would probably want those meetings…to total just 15 minutes.…On the other hand,…the less often I meet, the longer the meetings should be.…Let's say that I have someone else maybe a top client…
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- Identify the best frequency for your one-on-one meetings.
- Explore tools for personal training such as storytelling.
- Recognize the importance of punctuality and ending meetings on time.
- Recall methods for assessing the effectiveness of one-on-one meetings.