One-on-one meetings are a dedicated, recurring time block on the calendar that opens up a space for managers and their team members to have honest, open-ended conversations. While many professionals prefer remote and hybrid work, the loss of face-to-face meetings has challenged interpersonal relationships.
Even before the pandemic and the big shift into remote and hybrid work models, one-on-ones were considered critical to the professional and personal development of managers and their employees. Today, they’re even more crucial.
In the Manager Tools podcast, host Mark Horstman calls one-on-one meetings “the single most powerful thing we know a manager can