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  • Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity | Kim Scott

    Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Kim Scott
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    From the time we learn to speak, we're told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. When you become a manager, it’s your job to say it--and your obligation. Author Kim Scott was an executive at Google and then at Apple, where she developed a class on how to be a good boss. She has earned growing fame in recent years with her vital new approach to effective management, Radical Candor. Radical Candor is a simple idea: to be a good boss, you have to Care Personally at the same time that you Challenge Directly.

    Michael says: "Excellent First Half"
  • Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees | Kim Scott

    Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Kim Scott
    • Narrated By Fleet Cooper
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    The relationships that you form with each of your direct reports are central to your ability to fulfill your three core responsibilities as a manager: Create a culture of feedback, build a cohesive team, and achieve results collaboratively. But these relationships do not follow the rules of other relationships in our lives; they require a careful balancing act. You need to care personally, without getting creepily personal or trying to be a “popular leader.”

  • Kim Scott on Radical Candor | Kim Scott

    Kim Scott on Radical Candor

    • ORIGINAL (29 mins)
    • By Kim Scott
    • Narrated By Dave Summers
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    As a manager, there's a fine line to walk between being friendly and being helpful. That line gets even more blurry for women in the workforce. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor, joins us with how to walk that line, how to provide even negative feedback while still remembering your colleagues' humanity.

  • Radical Candor: How to Get What You Want by Saying What You mean

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs)
    • By Kim Scott
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    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.

  • Thirteen | Scott Harrison,Dan Abnett,Cavan Scott,Kim Newman,Kaaron Warren,George Mann,Simon Clark

    Thirteen

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Scott Harrison, Dan Abnett, Cavan Scott, and others
    • Narrated By Gemma Arterton, Lalla Ward, Frances Barber, and others
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    In early 20th Century England Hamilton James Macaulay relates the tale of how he found himself in a Scarborough Bric-a-brac shop. The owner of the shop has 13 long playing records that each contain a hidden track at the end, that tell strange tales of future times. These 13 tales of terror will change Hamilton James Macaulay's life forever and he will leave the shop a murderer. Thirteen is a portmantaeu audio anthology, harking back to the classic horror albums of the 1970s.

    true britty says: "Gramaphone 78s spin some chills"
  • That Deadman Dance | Kim Scott

    That Deadman Dance

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Kim Scott
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    Bobby Wabalanginy never learned fear, not until he was pretty well a grown man. Sure, he grew up doing the Dead Man Dance - those stiff movements, those jerking limbs – as if he’d learned it from their very own selves; but with him it was a dance of life, a lively dance for people to do together…

    Blake says: "Even H. Bower couldn't make this one interesting"
  • That Deadman Dance | Kim Scott

    That Deadman Dance

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Kim Scott
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    Big-hearted, moving and richly rewarding, That Deadman Dance is set in the first decades of the 19th century in the area around what is now Albany, Western Australia. In playful, musical prose, the book explores the early contact between the Aboriginal Noongar people and the first European settlers. The novel's hero is a young Noongar man named Bobby Wabalanginy. Clever, resourceful and eager to please, Bobby befriends the new arrivals, joining them hunting whales and establishing the fledgling colony.

  • Taboo

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    • By Kim Scott
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    Taboo takes place in the present day, in the rural South-West of Western Australia, and tells the story of a group of Noongar people who revisit, for the first time in many decades, a taboo place: the site of a massacre that followed the assassination, by these Noongar's descendants, of a white man who had stolen a black woman. They come at the invitation of Dan Horton, the elderly owner of the farm on which the massacres unfolded.

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