Become the boss you've always wanted to work for.

If you are tired of reading books, taking boring classes, or making beginner mistakes as a leader, Know Your Team is for you.

Know Your Team merges theory with practice. We give you Guides, Tools, and a Community to develop the 3 skills the best managers have: Trust, Honesty, and Context.

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Management books don't cut it. Their fluffy generalities and lack of examples don't help you learn. Management trainings don't fit the bill, either. They are time-consuming, expensive, and a one-time thing.

Our written guides are different. You're short on time, as a manager – so we wrote our guides to be breezy, practical, and no-nonsense. Based on data from 15,000+ people, we give you specific techniques you can put into practice immediately the next day.

We currently offer 7 guides that are constantly updated, and will soon add new ones too.

All your team members also get an "Employee Version" of each guide, specifically written for individual contributors.

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Use our software tools that simplify your day as a leader, and save you time.

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Build trust to help your team work well together...


Break the ice in your team with 5 fun, non-cheesy get-to-know-you questions. It's a great way to kick things off, build trust, and introduce new team members.

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Communicate honestly to avoid blindspots in your team...

One-on-one meetings

Schedule and prepare for your one-on-one meetings, so you can make the most of that time together. Use 4 different meeting templates, 50+ one-on-one questions, and more.

Culture questions

Uncover how your team feels about the work and culture by asking 1 insightful question each week. With 150+ questions to choose from, you're guaranteed to learn something new every week.

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Create context so your team knows what's going on...

Heartbeat Checkins

Get everyone on your team on the same page with a weekly, high-level update. It's just one question, every week, that saves time, and updates everyone on their progress.

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"It's lonely at the top," people say – but it doesn't have to be. In our highly-moderated online community 1,000+ managers, you get support from people who've gone through the exact same challenges you're facing.

Here are some of the topics we cover:

News - Books, talks, articles, courses or anything worth sharing and discussing.

Company culture - Organization structure, goals, values, mission.

Individual performance - 1-on-1s, feedback, reviews, career growth, promoting people.

Hiring & Recruitment - Best practices, salary range, job description, interviews.

Tough Conversations - Inappropriate behavior, harassment, firing people, conflict.

Benefits - Healthcare, 401ks, paid time off, flexible hours, equity/options, profit-sharing.

Remote Companies - Challenges of building a great remote environment.

More... Growing the business, product strategy, work-life balance, social events.

Manually curated bi-weekly summaries with the most interesting subjects discussed by the members.
Hundreds of threads covering all the challenges faced by 1000+ leaders from all over the world.
Group video sessions & AMAs with members hosted by Claire Lew (CEO of Know Your Team)

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Learn more about the methodology behind our features here.