It doesn't seem like they are going to. All too often, managers and team members reject a regular check-in because they think it's a waste of time. But when done well, one-and-one meetings are a great way to build trust and rapport. That weekly time slot is a predictable time for feedback and c... The number one job of a manager is to LISTEN. Empathy is the skill we develop to make ourselves better listeners. AUTOMATE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. I AM NOT KIDDING.