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Holding meaningful 1-1s

Level up your 1-1s to better support your team members and deepen connections

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Holding meaningful 1-1s
Why this topic matters

1-1s shouldn't just be about status updates or an exchange of pleasantries. When done well, 1-1 meetings are a powerful tool for leaders to unlock their team’s potential.

What participants will do together
  • Evaluate an example 1-1
  • Review the 4 C's of effective 1-1s
  • Apply each C to improve 1-1s in real life
  • Exchange feedback and reflections
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Participant reflections

"I will set aside time protected time each week to prepare for my 1-1s with team members."

"I will add more structure to my 1-1s by creating agendas for each team member."

"I will give feedback objectively and compassionately to demonstrate care for team members during 1-1s."

"I plan to be more committed to my 1-1s by honoring the time for each and bringing thoughtful questions."

"This was a fun and immersive experience with coworkers—I love the mix of group and solo work. I am a fan!"

"This was a terrific combination of individual and group learning. The tech feels groundbreaking!"

"This is a way better experience than watching eye-numbing videos. I love it."

"I love that Sparkwise makes it possible to chat with colleagues in real time while solving interesting problems."

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