Requesting radical candor

"Seriously, I want your honest, unfiltered feedback. It's the only way I'll improve," she insisted, her eyes wide with determination.

After a deep breath, he began, "Alright, if you're sure. First, your presentation lacked a clear structure, which made it difficult to follow. Your slides were cluttered, detracting from the main points. You spoke too quickly, and your nervous laughter undercut the seriousness of your topic. Also, you didn't engage with the audience, missing cues for questions or signs of confusion. And your conclusion? It didn't effectively summarize your points or leave a lasting impression."

Stunned, she blinked back disbelief and hurt, her voice cracking as she replied, "You could’ve just said you hated me, you jerk!"