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Supercharge Your Career

Sidebar is an exclusive program for business leaders like you to accelerate their careers through the power of peers.

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What is Sidebar

Curated Peer Groups

Sidebar creates your top-tier peer group of 6-10 leaders, your personal Board of Directors. Meet bi-weekly for 90 minutes.

Fueled by Facilitation

Expert facilitation and a tactical curriculum guarantee tangible, measurable outcomes every session.

Tech-Powered Program

Our platform transforms collaboration with goal tracking, accountability, and messaging for real results.

How Sidebar Works


Apply in under four minutes. If you qualify for the program, an interview follows.


A 25-minute discussion with our team explores your experience and goals.


On acceptance, get matched with 6-10 similar yet diverse peers. Gain exclusive network and event access.


Networks offer benefits, programs yield outcomes. Boost your development with ongoing resources.

Real Success Stories

Hear from Sidebar members leading teams at top companies.

Real Impactful Wins

Members support each other to achieve their career goals and solve challenges. 

Ben Segal was promoted to VP of Customer Experience
Jason Shen pivoted career from tech to executive coach
Jenny Liang took on role of CEO
Henry Soong founded his own company and raised seed capital
Ashley Chang founded a company to support working parents
Valeriya Verkhovykh landed a new job after moving to the country


of members say that Sidebar has made a significant difference in their career trajectory.

My group provided unbiased support and valuable insight to give me the push I needed to have some hard conversations. Now I find myself applying those different perspectives to my daily work life and it's yielding amazing results.

Courtney Steinberg

VP of Finance

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The group provides constructive feedback and encouragement that helps me reflect on actions and decisions I've made or need to make in my professional development. This has helped my self-awareness and decision making.

Mark Longmore

Director of Operations

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I have a really good group. We are at similar stages career-wise. Three people who are expecting babies. Other folks have really young children. It's really hard to talk about work without what ELSE is on your plate. It's really nice to share that point of connection. It allows us to think BEYOND learning and growing in careers. There are a lot of other sides you have to take into consideration.

Haomin Xu

Product Design Manager

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It’s refreshing to bring up an issue and realize I'm not alone. It’s great to hear perspectives across different geographies, industries, functions, and how they've solved it. It's sort of like phone a friend, but you get six very different takes, and some of them build on each other.

Diana Rothschild

Director of Retail

I've recently made big progress in locking down the business model, working with my business accelerator. These convos have given me a lot of clarity.

Glenn Block


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Just had my first group session and it was great! Exceeded my high expectations. Looking forward to more of these.

Phil Carter

Growth Advisor

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I've found the various talks I joined to be helpful and I really enjoy the variety of members. It's made me realize how isolated I've been.

Polly Barton

Artist & Owner

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The group brain is so valuable!

Ida Wainschel Cools

CPO, CIO, CTO Advisory

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I love to hear the different perspectives, allowing me to think about different angles of the problem I'm facing.

Brian Benitez

Executive Director

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I can already see HUGE advantages in Sidebar's approach, particularly with the tech support. The Sidebar team clearly has a good process on the human side of things too.

Sondra Pepe

Senior Vice President

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I love my group. I really appreciate having the space with different people from different industries.

Halimah Jones

Learning Manager

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The facilitation has been great. I love the timer bar, the way the conversation is structured, the commitment and accountability.

Yeong-Ping Koh

VP of Product

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I love that each meeting has unique goals, opportunities, feedback and areas for insights.

Elizabeth Carey Smith

Design Director

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I've been impressed by Sidebar’s technology platform. The real time agenda tracker at the top of our weekly meetings really helps the group stay on track. I would love to implement something similar for my Microsoft Teams calls at work.

Jack Cowett

Senior Director

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I've never been in a networking type setting where, so quickly, people are so supportive of one another and open about their challenges.

Jessica Dominiczak


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I've been part of groups where there is no facilitator before. The facilitator makes a big impact, adjusting on the fly and pushing where it's important.

Victor Skrylev


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The facilitator tooling is really good. The agenda tracker is brilliant!

Michael Scully

Senior Director

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