May Book Club: Radical Candor by Kim Scott

When: 05/14/2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Command and control leadership does not work anymore. Instead, building relationships and coaching are the keys to a manager's success. Helping your clients understand how to care for their teams on a human level is essential. Join the ICF Charlotte Book Club for a discussion around the book "Radical Candor," by Kim Scott.

During the conversation, you will learn:
- The importance of bringing your whole self to work to build radically candid relationships, - How to create a culture of open communication by getting, giving and encouraging guidance,
- What motivates others and how to help them take a step in the direction of their dreams, - How to drive results collaboratively, by telling people what does and doesn't work, and
- Essential tools and techniques for building trust, providing guidance, enhancing performance and getting results.

Specific core competencies addressed during this discussion include:
- Co-creating the Relationship (Building Trust and Intimacy with the Client and Coaching presence)
- Communicating Effectively (Active listening, Powerful Questioning and Direct Communication)
- Facilitating Learning and Results (Creating Awareness, Designing Actions, Planning and Goal Setting, and Managing Progress and Accountability)

1 Core Competencies Credits and .5 Resource Development Credits: CCEUs will be available.

Meet Your Facilitators: Harvey Smith, MCC & Christine Kenney, ACC

Since 2003, Harvey Smith has partnered in coaching relationships with thousands of individuals and business clients who want to achieve greater success. By following a proven methodology and incorporating his own business expertise, Harvey's clients benefit professionally and personally from his certifications in leadership and career development, and behavioral communication tools, such as the DISC and Values assessments. Harvey's skillful coaching combined with the powerful insights gained from these tools, enable his clients to increase their self-awareness, leverage their strengths, create more positive relationships, and experience a greater sense of well-being and control over their career experiences. Harvey demonstrates his passion for sharing knowledge by training and certifying other coaches and business leaders on the use and interpretation of the communication tools. Harvey is a past president, active member, and consistent supporter of the ICF Charlotte chapter.

With more than 25 years of experience, Christine Kinney brings a unique blend of expertise in executive coaching, assessments, Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ), Emotional Intelligence (EQ), job fit, communication strategy, and leadership development and training. As an executive coach, Christine has a strong track record of working with C-suite leaders and others to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Having witnessed the powerful benefits of coaching in her own life, she is passionate about mentoring and inspiring others--especially emerging leaders.  Before becoming a coach, Christine held senior leadership positions for a number of organizations large and small in a variety of different industries, including financial services, insurance, education, utilities and consulting.