20 episodes

Whether you’re giving a toast or presenting in a meeting, communication is critical to success in business and in life. Join Matt Abrahams, a lecturer of Strategic Communication at Stanford Graduate School of Business, as he sits down with experts in the field to discuss real-world challenges.
How do I send my message clearly when put on the spot? How do I write emails to get my point across? How can I easily convey complex information? How do I manage my reputation? 
Think Fast, Talk Smart provides the tools, techniques, and best practices to help you communicate more effectively.

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques. Stanford GSB

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Whether you’re giving a toast or presenting in a meeting, communication is critical to success in business and in life. Join Matt Abrahams, a lecturer of Strategic Communication at Stanford Graduate School of Business, as he sits down with experts in the field to discuss real-world challenges.
How do I send my message clearly when put on the spot? How do I write emails to get my point across? How can I easily convey complex information? How do I manage my reputation? 
Think Fast, Talk Smart provides the tools, techniques, and best practices to help you communicate more effectively.

    Showing Your Smile From Behind a Mask: How Culture and Emotion Impact Communication

    Showing Your Smile From Behind a Mask: How Culture and Emotion Impact Communication

    In this episode, we discuss how cultural values play an important role in how you communicate and how you perceive others’ communication.

    • 23 min
    Managing in the Moment: How to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

    Managing in the Moment: How to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

    In this episode, we discuss how to embrace failure and incorporate play into work.

    • 29 min
    Think Fast: You Asked, We Answered

    Think Fast: You Asked, We Answered

    In this episode, we address audience questions that range from how to handle interrupters to how to craft an authentic, clear email.

    • 18 min
    Quick Think: How to Craft Your Body Language When Confronting Objections

    Quick Think: How to Craft Your Body Language When Confronting Objections

    In this bonus episode, Stanford GSB lecturers share advice on how to position yourself when met with skepticism from your audience.

    • 5 min
    The Art of Negotiation: How to Get More of What You Want

    The Art of Negotiation: How to Get More of What You Want

    In this podcast episode, we discuss the common mistakes people make during high stakes communication and how to effectively approach these conversations.

    • 14 min
    Be Better At Work: How to Communicate Better With Coworkers and Employees

    Be Better At Work: How to Communicate Better With Coworkers and Employees

    In this podcast episode, we discuss where leaders should and shouldn’t focus their attention when it comes to running group communication.

    • 22 min

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