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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity – Kim Scott
Non-fiction / 21st April 2021

Introduction Radical Candor is about people management. The author wants to help the readers to avoid management mistakes that she made. I am interested to know the methods that she uses to be a good boss. Author Kim Scott is the cofounder and CEO of Candor, Inc. She was also CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter, and other tech companies. She has worked in Google and Apple previously. Other than management and consulting work, she is also a writer who has penned three novels. Contents Radical Candor has an introduction, a How to Use this Book guide, 8 chapters, and a Getting Started guide at the end of the book. The chapters are grouped into 2 parts. Part I is A New Management Philosophy. There are 4 chapters here. These chapters are 1) Build Radically Candid Relationships: Bringing your whole self to work, 2) Get, Give, and Encourage Guidance: Creating a culture of open communication, 3) Understand What Motivates Each Person on Your Team: Helping people take a step in the direction of their dreams, and 4) Drive Results Collaboratively: Telling people what to do doesn’t work. Part II is Tools & Techniques. The 4 chapters here are 5) Relationships:…