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Effective 1:1s


In this course you will:

  • Learn to effectively set up and structure one-on-one meetings with team members, including determining the agenda, frequency, and optimal duration.

  • Develop the ability to lead by being led, encouraging your reports to set the agenda for their 1:1 meetings.

  • Master the art of providing constructive feedback and holding team members accountable for their actions and commitments.

  • Gain proficiency in setting SMART goals during 1:1 meetings, ensuring alignment between individual and organizational objectives.

  • Acquire the skills to navigate and handle difficult conversations with confidence and empathy.


1. Interpersonal Savvy

2. Plans and Aligns

3. Ensures Accountability

4. Directs Work

Course Information: 


2 classes for 1.5 hours each week

Who should sign up:


This class is designed for managers across all experience levels who want to enhance their leadership and managerial skills. It's suitable for those looking to improve their approach to one-on-one meetings with their team members.

Whether you're a new manager aiming to establish a strong foundation or a seasoned leader looking to refine your skills, this course is practical and results-driven. If you're eager to become proficient in setting up and structuring productive one-on-one meetings, empower your team members to participate actively, provide constructive feedback, set SMART goals, and handle difficult conversations effectively, then this course is an ideal choice.

What You'll Get:

Upon course completion, you'll gain essential skills to lead impactful one-on-one meetings as a manager. You'll learn to structure meetings effectively, determine agendas, and optimize their duration. Furthermore, you'll empower your team members by involving them in agenda-setting, fostering commitment. You'll also excel in delivering constructive feedback, ensuring accountability, and setting SMART goals. Additionally, you'll navigate difficult conversations with confidence and empathy. This course provides practical tools for enhanced leadership in your organization.

What We'll Cover:

  • Module 1: Setting Up Effective 1:1 Meetings

    • Learn to structure one-on-one meetings, including agenda setting.
      Determine the frequency and optimal duration.


  • Module 2: Leading by Allowing Agenda Ownership

    • Empower your team members to have a say in setting the agenda.

    • Discuss the advantages of shared agenda ownership.

  • Module 3: Providing Constructive Feedback and Accountability 

    • Master the art of delivering feedback constructively.

    • Learn practical techniques for holding team members accountable.

    • Role-playing: Providing feedback in a straightforward and supportive manner.

  • Module 4: Goal Setting for Alignment 

    • Gain proficiency in setting SMART goals during 1:1 meetings.

    • Ensure alignment between individual and organizational objectives.

    • Group discussion: Collaboratively craft SMART goals.

  • Module 5: Handling Difficult Conversations 

    • Acquire practical skills to handle challenging discussions confidently.

    • Learn effective empathetic communication techniques.

    • Scenario-based role-play: Navigate difficult conversations effectively.

All classes offered by SueQ Co. bring that interactive spark. Get set to dive in, express your ideas, and collaborate with your fellow participants. We're united in this learning adventure. Our mission? Ensuring you walk away with practical, actionable insights that fit right into your work routine. It's about making every moment count!

Leading Effective 1:1s

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At SueQ Co., we're committed to enhancing your team's performance. Whether you're looking to empower new managers, refine the skills of existing managers, train your trainers, or provide comprehensive general business training, our programs are designed to suit your specific needs. Choose between the flexibility of virtual sessions or the engagement of in-person workshops.

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Emma Haddad
Marketing Enablement
Boston, MA

One of the standout qualities of Susan is her adaptability. She can tailor her virtual training sessions to suit the specific needs of her audience, ensuring that every participant walks away with valuable knowledge and skills. She has a knack for breaking down complex concepts into easily digestible information, ensuring that everyone can follow along and benefit from her sessions regardless of their prior knowledge. Her presentations are informative and highly engaging, making learning a
delightful experience.
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