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? Whether you’re giving a toast or presenting in a meeting, communication is critical to success in business and in life.
Think Fast, Talk Smart provides the tools, techniques, and best practices to help you communicate more effectively.
Listen Up: Why It’s Better to Be Interested than Interesting
In this episode, Alison Wood Brooks reveals the secret to having better conversations.
Quick Thinks: Talk It Out – How to Successfully Negotiate and Resolve Conflict
In this episode, Michele Gelfand shares communication strategies for getting more of what you want.
Strategy Success: How to Communicate Your Gameplan
In this episode, Jesper Sørensen explores why organizational strategy can be both top-down and bottom-up.
Ideas Fuel Innovation: Why Your First Ideas Aren’t Always the Best
In this episode, Jeremy Utley explains why good ideas are often preceded by not-so-good ideas.
Feeling Nervous? How Anxiety Can Fuel Better Communication
In this episode, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shares how stress and anxiety can enhance our communication.
Directive vs. Dialogue: Communicating Better as a Leader
In this episode, Dean Jon Levin shares his thoughts on the changing role of communication in business leadership.