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Category: Building KYT

Introducing Shout-outs 📣: The easiest way to give positive recognition in the workplace.

Positive recognition in the workplace doesn’t have to be sterile nor contrived. We’ve made it easy to do well (especially while remote). According to a 2015 Interact/Harris Poll with 1,000 employees, 63% of employees do not think their managers give positive recognition in the workplace. Ouch. Might you accidentally be one of those managers? It’s…

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Introducing: Teams!

We launched support for multiple teams. Now, it’s easier than ever to have several – or all!– of your teams using KYT at your company. Possibly the most frequent thing I’d hear from managers who’ve been using Know Your Team was: “I would love to use Know Your Team with multiple teams in my organization… What’s…

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online leadership workshops

Introducing Workshop Live! ⭐️ Our online leadership workshops

Get unlimited access to 60-minute, interactive, online leadership workshops led by me, Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Team, when you become a Know Your Team member. For the past six years, I’ve run leadership training workshops in-person for CEOs, executives, and managers all over the world. They’ve been so effective, we’re now packaging up what we…

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One-on-one meetings with direct reports

Good Process vs. Bad process

The vast majority of engineers I have worked with are somewhat control-freaks. It’s something that’s hard to avoid when your job basically revolves around just two things: shipping features and preventing things from crashing. In the process of doing these two things well, we create best practices like code review, code conventions, performance practices, test-driven…

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Indie.vc + KYT

After 5 years of bootstrapping a profitable business with 15,000+ users, we raised $500,000 with Indie.vc. Here’s why.

We’ve been profitable since Month 1 and never raised any money – until a few months ago. Raising money for the first time in 5 years. We’ve been a two-person company, serving 15,000+ people in over 25 countries, for the past five years. Originally, we were a spin-off from Basecamp. Since then, we’ve been profitable…

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