Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Review action items and closing, part of Leading Productive One-on-One Meetings.
- Once you both have an opportunity…to ask each other questions…during your one on one meeting,…it's time to wrap up by focusing on action,…specifically the actions…you will both take after the meeting.…Take turns briefly going through all the commitments…that you've made to each other,…making sure to repeat the who, what, and when for each item.…Repetition is valuable, as it helps us…avoid confusion and mistakes.…
When repeating the who, what and when,…make sure that you're allowing the other person freedom…to determine their own schedule,…and their own way to go about completing the task.…Rather than saying can you get this task done…by next Tuesday, ask by what date…will you be able to complete this?…It's okay if you need to negotiate timelines a bit.…I've found that follow through increases…when leaders allow others to set their own deadlines,…or at least make a timeline a matter of discussion,…rather than a command.…
If you've delegated a task to someone else,…and you feel it's necessary to follow up with them,…
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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.