“Circles provide a very gentle sense of accountability (neither carrot nor stick). I know I won't be judged if I don't complete my goals, but that the others might genuinely be interested to hear how it went. So I want to make sure I have something to report back.”

Philipp Schmidt
Philipp Schmidt Director of Learning Innovation, MIT Media Lab

“In my circle I have honest, open conversations every two weeks with a group of friends that I otherwise wouldn't have. Due to the confidentiality provisions, we feel comfortable being open and vulnerable in ways that we might not otherwise.”

Tom Stahl
Tom Stahl Chief Operating Officer, WildAid

“Very few places where you can connect with people like that, without the hints of competitiveness or posturing that occur everywhere else.”

Jo Dennis
Jo Dennis VP, People & Culture, Omada Health