A framework for skip level 1:1s

Pre-work. Needs work and some dedicated time in showing up as a committed and informed team player (that I assume you already are) throughout your discussion.

5mins — Start with your personal connection with the manager. Depending on where you are in your career level and time spent with the skip level manager — make sure you establish and keep reinforcing this connection.

10minutes — Focus on your growth and alignment with broad team objectives.

10minutes — ask and share any concerns/feedback he has, or you have for the team or projects.

5minutes — next steps/takeaways

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