Content Library

Radical Candor

It's a rare and precious thing to have a colleague who knows how to give praise and criticism in a way that's challenging and caring at the same time. It doesn't have to be as rare as it is, though. Radical candor can be learned. Kim Scott will explain a simple tool that will help you say what you really think in a way that helps you build stronger relationships at work.

Kim Scott@kimballscott

Kim Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Candor Development, Inc. She is the author of Radical Candor: How To Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity, to be published by St Martin’s Press next year. Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other tech companies. She was a member of the faculty at Apple University and before that led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google. Previously, Kim was the co-founder and CEO of Juice Software, a collaboration start-up, and led business development at Delta Three and Capital Thinking. Earlier in her career, Kim worked as a senior policy advisor at the FCC, managed a pediatric clinic in Kosovo, started a diamond cutting factory in Moscow, and was an analyst on the Soviet Companies Fund. She is the author of three novels Virtual Love, The Househusband, and The Measurement Problem; she and her husband Andy Scott are parents of twins.