Manager TLDR – Issue 3

One-on-ones, common hiring mistakes, effective team meetings, and what it means to sponsor an employee.

👥 Top 10 questions great managers ask during their one-on-ones

TLDR: Great managers make it a priority to check-in with their direct reports and ensure that they have the resources they need to do their job well. Some questions you should ask include: 

⚠️ 3 common hiring mistakes new managers should avoid

TLDR: When hiring someone for your team, avoid these common subconscious motivations:

💡 How to lead effective team meetings: 8 best practices

TLDR: Team meetings can help you foster a positive culture and ensure that everyone is aligned. However, your meetings won’t be effective unless you adopt these leadership practices. Starting with:

🤝 What does sponsorship look like?

TLDR: To sponsor someone is to help them get more opportunities to do visible, valuable work. It’s not just giving advice and mentorship. Want to sponsor your employees?