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1-on-1s are the royal road to employee engagement. Studies show that employees who meet regularly with their managers are three times more likely to be engaged in their work. But when done poorly, 1-on-1s can quickly become the bane of your team’s existence: draining resources one lousy meeting at a time.
At LifeLabs Learning, the question of what makes for great 1-on-1s has been a driving force behind our research to inform our manager training. After studying thousands of managers, we found that the best ones design their 1-on-1s to meet the core engagement