A cursory Google search for how do one on one will provide a cornucopia of advice. There’s no shortage of templates, systems, strategies, and hacks for holding a one on one. Tools and techniques can be helpful, but we must start with the purpose of a 1on1.
In a word: expectations. But let’s start at the beginning.
The answer to this, and many questions ahead of us, is “it depends”.
By a rough approximation I think this is how we got here. For millions of years humans lived in small groups. Then agriculture came along and larger groups of humans lived together. There were cities and nations. At some point groups organized militaries to defend their new cities and nations. For thousands of years theContinue reading “What is the purpose of a hierarchical organization?”