Apr 06, 2023

59: How To Have Effective 1 On 1 Meetings With Your Manager?

One of the most important aspects of succeeding in your career is having effective communication with your manager. Good communication can help ensure that you stay on the same page, maintain good relationships, and continue to progress towards your goals. One way to ensure effective communication is through regular one-on-one meetings with your manager.

In our latest episode, Sydnee Sampson and Samantha Bretous provides guidance on how to have effective 1-on-1 meetings with your manager, including setting an agenda, preparing materials, and providing feedback.


  • 0:00 – 0:40 Intro
  • 0:43 – 1:25 What Are The Benefits Of Having A 1 On 1 Meeting With Your Manager?
  • 1:25 – 2:44 What Personal Information Do You Share With Your Manager?
  • 2:44 – 3:31 How Often Do You Meet With Your Manager?
  • 3:31 – 5:50 How To Update Your Manager… Status Update Or Career Driven Update?
  • 5:50 – 9:07 How Can You Ensure That The Meeting Stays On Track With The Agenda?
  • 9:07 – 10:37 How Do You Get The Most Out Of 1 On 1 With A Manager?
  • 10:47 – 12:40 What Should You Do If You Feel Uncomfortable Or Intimidated In A 1 On 1 Meeting?
  • 12:44 – 14:01 Do You Feel Comfortable Messaging Your Manager On Slack Outside Your 1 On 1?
  • 14:03 – 15:55 How Often Do You Ask Your Manager For Feedback?
  • 15:55 – 17:25 Any Advice For People To Have A Productive 1 On 1 Meeting?
  • 17:25 – 17:35 Closing Remarks

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59: How To Have Effective 1 On 1 Meetings With Your Manager?


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