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- How to Get What You Want by Saying What You Mean
- By: Kim Scott
- Narrated by: Kim Scott
- Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
Radical Candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on the one side and ruinously empathetic on the other. It is about providing guidance, which involves a mix of praise as well as criticism - delivered to produce better results and help employees develop their skills and boundaries of success. Great bosses have strong relationships with their employees, and Scott has identified three simple principles for building better relationships with your employees.
Very worthwhile for anyone who manages a team
- By Sue on 27-12-2019
Great start for a new team-leader
As a professional who has recently been assigned a team of direct reports I found this incredibly helpful. It helped highlight the behaviours that I had overlooked as the root characteristics of both poor and great bosses.