In this episode of “Peace at the Water Cooler,” we delve into the transformative concept of “Radical Candor” with renowned author, Kim Scott. Join us as Kim shares valuable insights drawn from her experiences at Google, Apple, Qaltrics, Dropbox, and Twitter, providing practical wisdom on leadership, feedback, and fostering a healthy workplace culture.
Kim not only imparts profound knowledge but also infuses humour into the conversation, sharing amusing anecdotes and humorous examples from her past experiences with colleagues, including memorable encounters with the infamous “Bob.” Discover how these light-hearted moments add depth to the discussion on the delicate balance of caring personally and challenging directly.
Explore the art of balancing praise and criticism through entertaining stories, drawing from Kim’s personal experience at Google. Learn how specific feedback can contribute to a culture of growth.
Kim gives practical insights into initiating a move towards Radical Candor,
overcoming resistance, and creating an environment where feedback flows freely,
accompanied by humorous anecdotes that make the conversation both engaging and
Kim also provides a sneak peek into her upcoming book, “,” set to be released in May 2024.
Finally, Kim shares actionable steps for leaders to foster an environment grounded in fundamental human decency, all while weaving in humorous examples to make the conversation lively and enjoyable.