One on ones are an important tool to build rapport with your team, empowering them while also providing a feedback loop. That feedback loop can be in support of a refinement/nudge around corrective performance measures, or a feedback loop to you as the leader in terms of what ther person needds in order to be successful with their activity (whether it's needing more resources, a connection, etc).
As I have stressed through the blog, one-on-ones should be regular *i.e.. several times a week or more regularly), and don't need to take a lot of time when done regularly.
One of my most popular posts from this past year on one-on-ones has been about questions you might incorporate into your one-on-ones. Here they are again from #Teams365 #188 (7/7/14)
What have your successes been this week?
What have you been focusing on?
What’s your number one priority?
What’s working well?
What type of support do you need from me (as your leader)?
What do you need from others?
What’s going to support you in being successful?
What do you want to celebrate with others?
You may also want to listen back to one of my Sunday audios - 10 Questions to be asking as a team leader - Teams365 #376
Enjoy your one-on-ones this week!
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