Episode 3: Kim Scott best selling author of Radical Candor

Kim Scott, a woman with an extensive resume, which includes jobs at Google, Apple University, and Twitter, is today’s guest. She is also the author of the important book, Radical Candor. We discuss bringing your whole self to work and concepts from her book, such as ruinous empathy and radical candor.


Kim Scott is an accomplished woman who seeks to help others better understand communication in the workplace. Her best-selling book, Radical Candor, is a must-read for all emotionally intelligent recruiters. Join us as we dive deep into some important workplace issues.




  • How careers can be a boon to your personal life
  • Bringing your whole self to work
  • Loud listeners vs. quiet listeners
  • Rockstars and Superstars
  • Kim’s goal when writing Radical Candor
  • Ruinous empathy and radical candor
  • How recruiters can incorporate radical candor




“The point is, you don’t have to treat work as a giant therapy session, but let people know…what’s going on and how it might be affecting you…” –Kim Scott


“What I was trying to do when I was speaking up, was get them to speak up equally as forcefully.” –Kim Scott


“Often, when we write a book, we write it for our younger selves.” –Kim Scott




Radical Candor

Kim Scott’s Website

Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter