Episode 120 | How To Have Great 1-on-1 Meetings: An Interview with Leadr CEO Matt Tressider

Posted by Jenni Catron on Aug 17, 2021 9:43:52 AM

"Can I give you some feedback?"

A dreaded question. But should it be? Feedback culture and feedback loops have become hot-button topics in leadership circles, but how do you give feedback effectively? Listen in as Matt Tresidder, the CEO of Leadr, instructs us on the art of having successful, effective 1-on-1 meetings.

"The single most important leadership development tool that a manager has is the 1-on-1 meeting with his/her direct reports."





In this episode, you'll learn...

  • how to prioritize 1-on-1 meetings
  • how to prioritize people over projects
  • the 5 key components to successful 1-on-1s
  • how to prepare for a meeting--both collaboratively and visibly
  • where you should meet
  • whether or not all 1-on-1 meetings should look the same
  • the scorecard to measure a 1-on-1

About Matt:

Matt Tresidder is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Leadr, a people development software on a mission to develop one million leaders. Matt co-founded Leadr in 2019 and served as the Chief Revenue Officer for two years before being promoted to CEO.

Matt joined Leadr after six years at the unicorn startup Pushpay where he led all facets of the sales team. He started at Pushpay as the first US-based salesperson. After succeeding as a high performer in sales, Matt was promoted to SDR Director and then Vice President of Sales where he led a team of 130+.

Matt is passionate about hiring, training, and developing leaders at every level of the organization. This passion is the foundation of why Leadr exists to help organizations engage and grow every person on their team.

Matt studied at Life Leadership College in Auckland, New Zealand, and is a recent graduate of Seth Godin’s altMBA and the Wharton Business School Executive program where he studied Finance and Accounting.

Born in New Zealand, Matt moved to Seattle with the Pushpay team and now lives just outside of Dallas with his wife Kiasa and their dog Lucy.

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Topics: Extraordinary Leadership, Team Culture, Tips, Communication

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