How to Improve

Performance, Productivity and Profit

 Using  One on One Meetings

"I know I should have regular catch-ups with my team members ... I just don't have the time!"

Sound familiar?

Are Your One-on-Ones

Inspiring and Enlightening?

I bet somewhere in your position description, it says something like ... "hire, train, engage and develop high-performance people". If it does, then you need to be a master at holding one-one-one meetings. They are the secret sauce to developing a team of high-performing individuals

And, regular one-on-one catch-ups are the tool to better understand your people's desires and build stronger relationships.

What's your scorecard like when it comes to regular one-on-one meetings with your team members?

If you're like most leaders that's something you'd love to do .... but time is your enemy!

It's the one meeting that high-performing leaders don't miss!

When you master conducting robust one-on-one meetings you'll:

  • Improve team member performance
  • Boost results
  • Enhance engagement
  • Solidify retention
  • Improve your career prospects
  • Strengthen relationships between you and your team members
  • Enable team members to improve relationships between themselves
  • Bolster morale
  • Build a strong bench of team members - that your organization can use as a pipeline for the future

Here's just a little of what’s inside ...

Managing Expectations

How to gracefully handle the "I want a promotion/pay rise" conversation

Avoid the Pygmalion Effect

How to raise your beliefs about someone's potential

Keep Your People Inspired
Access the questions to ask them to find out what is working, not working with your leadership

Here’s what people are saying about working with Shelley

Helen Besly

Managing Director 


Business has profited

Our business has profited in many ways from both the coaching and the leadership development workshops Shelley has delivered to us. I would highly recommend Shelley to you if you wish to develop a team of high-performance leaders.

Jan Bijsterbosch

Senior Vice President

Emirates Catering

Truly shaped leadership skills

When I think back on the time we worked together, I always realize how much of an influence you had on my career.  I have spread the learnings from you throughout the Middle East now :). We have over 6,000 employees, so your influence has been far-reaching. You truly have shaped my leadership skills. 

Nadine Catanzaro

State Manufacturing Manager

Coca-Cola Amitl

Engaged and improved team performance

Working with Shelley I was able to identify genuine opportunities to further engage my team to improve performance and reach my personal goals as a leader.  Shelley challenged my thinking and enhanced my leadership style.   I would highly recommend her as a high-performance leadership mentor and influencer, with valuable perspective and depth of experience

Your success as a leader hinges on people believing
you care about them
and their success

According to our friends from Gallup, engagement is at its lowest when people feel ignored.

And here's the kicker: Managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement.

When it comes to engaging your people and meeting their needs, great leaders (that means you!) can be the key to unlocking high performance.

But how the heck are you supposed to carve out the time to have weekly, fortnightly, or monthly hour long-catch ups with your people when you've got an inbox with hundreds of emails, a to-do list that never-ends, constant fires that need putting out, and your manager just keeps wanting more.

It's tough ... and I expect you know that or you wouldn't still be reading this.

And, if you're like I was, you may even be wondering, what the heck are we meant to talk about during this conversations. Surely, the same old topics are going to get old fairly quickly.

By the end of this program you will have

  • Over 100 questions you can use to keep the conversations engaging, and a worthwhile use of your time
  • How to keep the tone of the meetings casual, yet professional
  • Insights into how the leadership pygmalion effect could be limiting your own and your people's success and what to do about itHow to avoid making the meetings boring
  • How to make sure that by the end of the meeting there is a clear action plan
  • Ideas on how to make it safe for your people to explore career options outside your team
  • A script to use when introducing one-on-ones to your team members (which will help manage the pay rise and promotion expectations that often come from these meetings)
  • A Trello board / template you can use to run powerful, impactful one-on-one meetings

About Shelley Holmes

For the 30+ years Shelley has been a leader in, and a high-performance coach for companies around the globe, who combined have revenues over $116 billion.

In 2003 She was designated as one of the 50 greatest business mentors in the world and co-authored the international bestseller of the same name, with Brian Tracy and Mark Victor Hansen.

Here at Make a Dent Leadership, we've inspired thousands of leaders to promotions, higher incomes, better relationships, and more fulfilling lives. And in the businesses they lead, we have seen increased cash flow, higher revenues and profits, significant cost-savings and becoming leading players in their industry.

Shelley's purpose for the past 35 years has been to inspire leaders to be 'rockstars' at transforming themselves, their people, their profit and the part of the planet they interact with.

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