Kim Scott is a writer & author of the NYT & WSJ bestseller Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity and developer at Apple, she has also been a CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter, and several other tech companies.
Kim Scott, a cofounder of the executive coaching firm Radical Candor, says that too many managers give meaningless positive feedback, while many others are highly critical without showing any understanding. Scott, who previously worked at Google and has consulted for Twitter and Dropbox, says leaders should learn to give honest feedback in the moment, while also developing a relationship that shows how the hard feedback is coming from a place of caring. She explains the steps managers can take to challenge more directly while also communicating empathy. Scott is the author of the book "Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity."
Kim Scott is the author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Seller. She is also the co-founder of the company, Radical Candor, LLC. Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other Silicon Valley 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. Kim sat down with host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss why Radical Candor is so crucial to building healthy, productive professional relationships. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, The Next Big Idea Club! This episode of Elevate is brought to you by The Next Big Idea Club. If you’re looking for bestsellers before they become bestsellers, then this book club is for you. Curated by Daniel Pink (When, Drive, To Sell is Human), Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers), Susan Cain (Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking) and Adam Grant (Give and Take, Originals), The Next Big Idea Club is a book subscription community where these brilliant, bestselling authors select each season's most exciting new nonfiction books and then send them straight to you. Use link and get 10% off your subscription! There's also a 3-day FREE trial on the BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) option on that page as well.
Do you leave your garage opener in the car? Do you know where your main water shutoff valve is? No matter where you live, there are a few questions you should ask yourself about your home. This episode begins with some of those questions – and the answers. smile at people all day long and most of your smiles are fake ones. That’s just one of the fascinating things I discuss with Marianne LaFrance, professor of psychology at Yale University and author of the book Why Smile? The Science Behind Facial Expressions ( Listen as she reveals why we smile, what smiling can do for you and how your smile communicates to other people. More people put up artificial Christmas trees than real ones. Artificial trees look a lot more realistic than they used to but are they a better choice? Actually there are pros and cons to both. Listen and decide which you should choose this year. “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” That wisdom is flawed according to Kim Scott, CEO of Candor Inc and author of the book Radical Candor ( This is particularly true in the workplace where we need to be honest and direct. Listen as Kim reveals how important it is to say what needs to be said and how to do it without coming off like a jerk.This Week’s Sponsors-Fetch Rewards. Get 4000 points when you scan your first receipt. Download the app and use the promo code SYSK when you sign up to get your rewards.–Airbnb. To learn more about being an Airbnb host visit Undercovers podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
“Work-life balance” has become a loaded phrase and a looming goal for many professionals. And for those who are self-employed, like entrepreneurs and real estate professionals, it can be especially difficult to figure out where your work ends and your personal life begins. In this episode, Julie Gurner is joined by Kim Scott, a business thought leader who has had an incredibly successful and diverse career. From managing teams at influential companies likeGoogle, Apple, and YouTube to becoming a bestselling author and launching her executive education brand Radical Candor, Kim has navigated evolving definitions of work-life balance in each phase of her professional and personal life.Download and listen to The Relentless wherever you listen:Apple Podcasts StitcherOvercastSpotifyTuneInHead here to learn more about Kim and this episode of The Relentless.This paid podcast is produced by Slate Studios and Century 21 Real Estate.© 2019 Century 21 Real Estate LLC. All rights reserved. CENTURY 21®, the CENTURY 21 Logo andC21®are registered marks owned by Century 21 Real Estate LLC. Century 21 Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the EqualOpportunity Act. Each office is independently owned and operated. This material may contain suggestions and best practices that you may use at your discretion. The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the individuals featured and not necessarily of Century 21 Real Estate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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