As many are well aware, the Multi-homing feature in Asana is one of the most powerful, unique features that limits the redundancy yet allows individuals to show work in more than one place. This feature really came to life for us when we discovered how useful it is for structuring private 1on1 meetings between directs and their manager. Here is the premise of how we use this feature in this way:
As you can see in the image below, we have dedicated sections to capture specific items that are multi-homed. Furthermore, we have standard tasks that also allow us to focus on some elements that don’t correctly correlate to work being performed. Within the body of these tasks we’ll include descriptions, links, comments, subtasks, etc to help track these areas over time. Each 1on1 is handled differently, but through this approach we are always able to make sure the right conversation is being held between us.
Fantastic tip here! I have been using this for 1:1 meetings for awhile now and it’s really great. I can take tasks from other projects and multi-home them to the 1:1 meeting agenda for discussion and then the 1:1 meeting agenda becomes a single source for all the discussion topics. Thanks for sharing @LEGGO !
@Rebecca_McGrath and I use multi-homing on our 1:1 project a lot I really like how you are organizing the tasks between different sections. In our case, we try to divide them between things we can discuss on a specific date and action items we should both get visibility.
As for the other two, we have Projects in Asana designated to offer the ability to at-mention both Projects and Stakeholders (actual projects and stakeholders within these designated Projects are seen as tasks). More of this approach here: The Power 💪 of @mention & Advanced Reports combined