As a Manager, you have the ability to turn on or off Updates for your direct reports.
To do this:
Step 1: Navigate to the "Your Team" page in the navigation bar
Step 2: Click on the ellipsis to the right of the direct report you would like to turn updates on or off for
Step 3: Click "Turn off/on 1:1s" from the dropdown menu
To learn more about using Updates as a manager, click here.