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Radical Candor welcomes guest blogs from thought leaders and subject-matter experts, as well as from people who have personal experience with Radical Candor. Examples include: practicing Radical Candor in professional or personal relationships; guidance and feedback stories; implementing it on your team; starting…

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Where has Radical Candor been delivered?

Hundreds of organizations have hosted Radical Candor talks and workshops: giant global corporations like Eaton Industrial Management Systems in Ohio and Schindler Elevator in Switzerland; growth companies like Qualtrics, a survey company in Utah; Nubank, a fintech startup in Brazil;…

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What is Radical Candor LLC?

Radical Candor, LLC is an executive education company based on Kim Scott’s best-selling book, Radical Candor: How to be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. Radical Candor, LLC was founded in 2017 by Kim Scott and Jason Rosoff, Radical…

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What is Manipulative Insincerity?

Manipulative Insincerity™ is what happens when you neither Care Personally nor Challenge Directly. It’s praise that is non-specific and insincere, or criticism that is neither clear nor kind. It’s the kind of backstabbing, political, passive aggressive behavior that might be…

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What is Ruinous Empathy?

Ruinous Empathy™ is “nice” but ultimately unhelpful or even damaging. It’s what happens when you care about someone personally, but fail to challenge them directly. It’s praise that isn’t specific enough to help the person understand what was good, or…

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What is Obnoxious Aggression?

Obnoxious Aggression™ is what happens when you challenge someone directly, but don’t care about them personally. It’s being clear, but not kind; praise that doesn’t feel sincere or criticism that isn’t delivered kindly. Obnoxious Aggression is also called “brutal honesty”…

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What is the goal of Radical Candor?

When you create a culture of guidance, you create a team that embodies the Radical Candor ethos of Caring Personally and Challenging Directly. This builds trust and opens the door for the kind of communication that helps you achieve results…

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