Monthly Looking Forward Quick Poll

In today’s workplace, it can sometimes feel like we spend the majority of our day in meetings. However, when run effectively, meetings can be a useful tool for building and strengthening relationships – particularly within the manager/employee relationship. A recent article from U.S. News & World Report advocates meeting with your direct reports on a regular basis, even if you don’t feel like you have anything particularly noteworthy to discuss. Meeting regularly helps develop a sense of camaraderie, provides an opportunity for feedback, and encourages both parties to raise issues proactively.