8 Top Tips for running great 121s with your people….

20 May 19


* Fix a time and don’t change unless you really must. They’re a priority

* Make them 60-90 minutes every month but can be more frequent.

* Prepare.

* Start with how they are, personal development, then learning from challenges/successes, then the work and objectives.

* It’s their time, not just yours so listen and ask open questions

* If they ask for advice, start with “what would you do?”

* If you’re giving advice and feedback remember it needs to be timely, well delivered (as the recipient best receives it) and accurate.

* Make notes and record actions

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT US

Norman was commissioned to assist the Naval Families Federation as we embarked on a comprehensive review of our strategy. He is a skilled facilitator and helped us to ensure that the whole team’s input was heard and valued. His input gave us confidence in our approach and put us in a strong position to take forward work on our theory of change, and ultimately to deliver a coherent strategy to take the organisation forward.

Bridget Nicholson – Head of Strategy, Naval Families Federation