Kick ass at work
while embracing your humanity
Learn to get, give and gauge feedback like a boss; build a cohesive team; and achieve great results. Radical Candor helps you love your work and the people you work with.
It is in the spirit of transparency and shared growth that we share with you the steps we are taking to create a more equitable version of Radical Candor, effective immediately.
Change is hard
Moving from command-and-control to successful collaboration isn’t easy. But telling people what to do doesn’t work.
We can help
We teach a proven guidance and feedback management philosophy and provide you with tips and tools to create a culture of Radical Candor, grow as a leader and achieve amazing results.
Build a Radically Candid culture
of Guidance and Feedback
A Candor Coach will introduce key concepts, share their own stories, and provide tips and tactics to get you started on your Radical Candor journey.
Develop a shared vocabulary. Practice the Radical Candor order of operations: solicit real feedback, offer specific praise, and offer criticism helpfully and humbly.
Laugh & Learn
The Feedback Loop program includes a workplace comedy starring David Alan Grier to help you develop a candid culture of effective feedback.
What is radical candor?
A management philosophy based on Caring Personally while Challenging Directly.
Practices to get, give and encourage guidance and feedback at work (praise and criticism).
Strategies for building a cohesive team.
Tools to help you and your team get stuff done with less drama.
It’s not a license to act like a jerk.
It’s not an invitation to get creepily personal.
It’s not just for managers — we all want to succeed.
“With Radical Candor, Kim has bottled some of Google’s magic and shared it with the world.”
Former SVP Business Operations at Google
“Radical Candor is packed with illuminating truths, insightful advice and practical suggestions, all illustrated with engaging (and often funny) stories from Kim Scott’s own experiences at places like Apple, Google and various start-ups. Indispensable.”
Author of NYT bestseller The Happiness Project
“Kim Scott has a well-earned reputation as a kickass boss and
a voice that CEOs take seriously...
If you manage people—whether it be 1 person or a 1,000—you need Radical Candor. Now.”
Author of NYT bestseller Drive
“Reading Radical Candor will help you build, lead and inspire teams to do the best work of their lives.”
Author of the NYT bestseller Option B