Let's Talk Teams

Let's Talk Teams

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We couldn’t find the podcast on building great teams so we made our own to document and share what we’re learning along the way.


Building an effective 1:1 meeting with your team
Jan 30 • 26 min
Building an effective 1:1 meeting is a collaborative effort. In this episode, Chris and Michael talk about ways to engage both managers and their teams in the process, so both get the benefit of a meaningful 1:1 that is both positive and constructive.
How to write a self-evaluation that will impress your boss
Jan 7 • 30 min
Michael Probert and Chris Zaugg sit down to talk about how to approach writing self-evaluations during performance reviews. Michael shares his experiences in the past and how vulnerability, self-reflection, and being specific are the key to a great…
Clarifying expectations before it’s a problem
Jan 2 • 17 min
In this episode we discuss “The Illusion of Understanding”. “Does that make sense?” is often answered with a “Yep” even if there is very little understanding between two people, and it can submarine your best efforts to succeed in your business. Learn how…
Serving your team by allowing flexibility
Jan 2 • 47 min
Should employees be allowed to work off-site even if the long term policy of a company has been “8-5 at your desk”? If not, how can managers know work is being done? Is an off-site employee working, or manipulating the system? The Uptick team explores the…
How trust and truth build a great team
Jan 2 • 27 min
Want to build a great team? Erik Johnson, the CFO of the Americas for Boardriders, Inc. talks about his journey to leadership, and how trust and truth are the key elements of building a great team.
Start with the long-term in mind
Jan 2 • 15 min
In this episode we discuss the best ways to build trust when managing a new team. If you take a “there’s a new sheriff in town” position you might make some headway in the short term, but if you want to build a healthy team built for the long run, you…