You’ve heard it over and over again … meetings are a complete waste of time.
And with statistics like these, it’s hard to disagree:
73% of meeting attendants admit to doing unrelated work
39% of professionals (including executives) admit to falling asleep during a meeting
91% admit to daydreaming & 96% say they’ve missed meetings on purpose
Roughly 50% of time spent during meetings has been found to be entirely useless and unproductive
It’s no wonder meetings get a bad rap.
Without any plan or agenda, they end up being just another excuse for team members to hang out and talk on the company dollar.
But contrary to this growing perception, there’s still one type of meeting that’s commonly regarded as one of the most important functions within your business.
It’s why Google places them at the very top of their “best practices” list …
It’s why Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel, regards them as having a 10X return on investment ...
And whether you’re an employee, manager, colleague, or executive - using this type of meeting can help you boost results and overcome any challenge that comes your way.
So what type of meeting are we talking about?
As you’ve likely already guessed, we’re talking about 1-on-1 meetings … and for good reason.
Among many other benefits, 1-on-1 meetings have been shown to:
So the question then becomes …
How exactly can you effectively use 1-on-1 meetings to strengthen communication and put you in a better position to accomplish your goals and objectives?
Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this course.
Why 1-on-1 meetings are better than group meetings
How to create effective 1-on-1s to guide career development
Ways to conduct helpful performance reviews & formal meetings with your reports
How to devote meeting time to projects & solve challenging problems with colleagues
Using 1-on-1s to effectively meet with people in different departments
What it takes to have a successful 1-on-1 meeting with your boss
How to use 1-on-1 meetings to benefit your job and career
By the end of this course, you'll know exactly how to structure and lead effective 1-on-1 meetings with anyone in your company - from the people you lead, to colleagues, and even your boss!
Let’s get to it.