Conducting 1-on-1 about the company with direct reports is important for their well-being and appreciation. This meeting template will allow for deep insight into your employee's perspectives.
👤 Thoughts on the team
Ask your direct report the following questions to check in on their thoughts on the team.
How do you feel about your team’s priorities?
What are they working on that seems unimportant or counterproductive?
What are they not doing that you wish they would do?
Have you talked to these other teams directly about your concerns? If not, why not?
Do you think our team is well recognized/appreciated in the company?
🏢 Thoughts on the company
Ask your direct report the following questions to check in on their thoughts on the company.
What would you change about our product?
What’s the biggest problem in our organization?
What is the #1 opportunity for our company?
What do you think is the biggest risk for our company?
What’s your favourite part about working in this company?
If you were the CEO, what would you change today?
What are your favourite parts about our company culture?
Are there any aspects of our company culture you wish you could change?
How can we make our company more inclusive and diverse?
What is the most inefficient process or part of the business?
What is something we’re not doing as a company that we should be doing?
If there was something that would make someone want to leave the company, what would that be?
What area of the company would you like to learn more about?
Do you think we’ve made our company values/mission clear for everyone?
What’s one thing we can do to improve internal communication?
What do you think about this year’s strategy?
When have you felt the proudest about being part of this company?
✅ Action items
What came out of this meeting? What are the next steps?
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