What is Ruinous Empathy?

The Ruinous Empathy® quadrant of Radical Candor is the one that causes the most unintended destruction to relationships. What is Ruinous Empathy? It's “nice” but it's not kind. In fact,…

Criticism & Ruinous Empathy

Criticism & Ruinous Empathy

When bosses care too much about hurting their employees’ feelings, they will avoid giving criticism. Eventually, it becomes too late to fix this Ruinously Empathetic situation. Here’s an example: Bob…

Kim Scott's Radical Candor Approach

Our Approach

Telling People What to Do Doesn't Work The Radical Candor® approach — Caring Personally while Challenging Directly — can move you from a command-and-control culture to one of collaboration. Developed…

What is Radical Candor?

Radical Candor® is what happens when you show someone that you Care Personally while you Challenge Directly, without being aggressive or insincere. Radical Candor really just means saying what you…

Aaron Dimmock

Aaron Dimmock

Aaron Dimmock strives to humbly be himself in service of others so we may all become better human beings. He believes that by creating cultures of candor, we enable each…

Bina Martin

Bina Martin

Bina Martin is a teacher, director, actor, writer, corporate facilitator and learning designer with over 20 years of experience across these varied fields. She is dedicated to what she calls…

Radically Candid Hugs

Show you Care Personally in just 6 seconds My friend Stacy Brown-Philpot, who just became Task Rabbit’s CEO--go, Stacy!--recently shared a great tip for establishing that you “Care Personally” in…

Becca Barish

Becca Barish

Becca Barish, LCSW, is a learning designer who uses her background in social work and improvisation to motivate connection, empathy, vulnerability and resilience in the workplace. She believes that success…