Resources for Lean In Circles
Lean In Circles are small groups of peers that come together to support one another and learn new skills.
Explore our growing library of expert talks, discussion guides, and resources to help you start your Circle.
Tips for getting started
Not sure who to invite or where to meet? Take a look at our tips for starting a Circle.
Why you should start a Lean In Circle (and how to get started)
Who to invite to your Lean In Circle
How to communicate with your Circle
How to schedule Circle meetings
How to run a great first meeting
How to make your Circle meetings a success
Guides for your first few meetings
Get your Circle off to a strong start with one of our by-the-minute guides.
1-2-3 meeting guide
Connection Cards – first meeting guide
Additional resources to get started
If you are looking for more guidance, these kits might fit the bill. Each PDF has an in-depth overview of the Circles experience for members and moderators.
Setting your 2021 Goals
Moderator kickoff kit
Member kickoff kit
Member education kit
Connection activities help members share personal stories and get to know one another, tapping into your Circle’s ideas, experiences, and support. They’re an excellent addition to your Circle meetings every few months.
Your Childhood Self
Resources to promote your Circle
These resources were developed to help you grow your Circle and use the Lean In Circle logo. Please note that the use of the Lean In Circle logo and other marketing resources is covered by our terms of service.
When you’re planning your monthly meetings, consider using our all-in-one meeting guides. Each comes with a full agenda and detailed instructions to make hosting each meeting as easy as possible.