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Bi-Weekly 1:1 Meeting

Includes everything you need to discuss progress, goals feedback, and blockers.

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Rec. Frequency


Rec. Length

45 min

Rec. Prep Time

10 min

Recommended Schedule: Weekly | 45 minutes

Purpose: This template streamlines your one-on-one meetings for maximum impact. Use it to encourage productive discussions and efficient progress tracking.


  • Connect: Strengthen team relationships and rapport.
  • Track: Monitor progress since the last chat.
  • Celebrate: Acknowledge wins, big or small.
  • Align: Discuss personal and company goals.
  • Support: Address challenges and improvements.
  • Plan: Set clear action items for next steps.

Bi-Weekly 1:1 Meeting

😄  Check-In

  • How do you feel about the team direction since our last 1:1? What were the highlights and lowlights? Open Check-in Dashboard
  • How has life been outside of work?

🌴  Vacation

  • Any shifts in your availability or upcoming vacations?

💭  Top of Mind

  • Is there anything you would like to discuss today?
  • Are you facing any roadblocks or upcoming changes/decisions?

🌱  Progress

  • Quick status update on what you’ve done this week.
  • What priorities are you thinking about this week?
  • What went well this week? What could improve?
  • Are there any blockers or challenges you are musing on? How can I help?
  • What can I do to make your life easier?

⭐  Alignment

  • How confident do you feel about where the company is going?
  • How are your personal goals progressing? Are we on track?

👂  Feedback & Kudos

Remember to keep track of your feedback, kudos, and wins in CodeGem!
  • Review & discuss feedback, recognition, and wins shared in CodeGem (Open Feedback Table)
  • Whether big or small, share something you want to celebrate or acknowledge that was accomplished recently.
  • Is there anything we can do to improve work, meetings, or the team? How can we turn this into action steps for improvement?
  • What feedback do you have for me? What is one thing I can do better?

✅  Action Items

What are our next steps? What do we hope to accomplish before our next 1:1?

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