66 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

    • Business
    • 4.1 • 340 Ratings

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.

    Ties That Bind: Why Remote and Hybrid Teams Need the Right Connection

    Ties That Bind: Why Remote and Hybrid Teams Need the Right Connection

    In this episode, faculty member Glenn Carroll and Michael Arena discuss how teams can stay innovative within a hybrid work environment.

    • 20 min
    Summer Learning Series Episode 2: Managing Your Reputation

    Summer Learning Series Episode 2: Managing Your Reputation

    In this podcast episode, we revisit one of the most popular interviews from season one about how to effectively manage your reputation at work.

    • 18 min
    Cheap Talk: What Economics Has to Say About Communication

    Cheap Talk: What Economics Has to Say About Communication

    In this episode, we explore how economic concepts show up in everyday communication.

    • 17 min
    Best Of: Summer Learning Series, How Humor Can Be a Secret Weapon in Communication

    Best Of: Summer Learning Series, How Humor Can Be a Secret Weapon in Communication

    In this "best of" episode, we revisit our conversation about how humor can make us more confident, trustworthy communicators.

    • 30 min
    Courage, Ambiguity, Belonging and Data: How to Design Your Communication for Success

    Courage, Ambiguity, Belonging and Data: How to Design Your Communication for Success

    In this episode, we dive into four elements that will help your message stand out.

    • 34 min
    Communicating Uncertainty: How to Connect With Your Audience, Even When The Answers Aren’t Clear

    Communicating Uncertainty: How to Connect With Your Audience, Even When The Answers Aren’t Clear

    In this podcast episode, we discuss how being transparent is crucial to earning trust.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
340 Ratings

340 Ratings

vivekhu ,

Really informative

Amazing things to learn and the guests are really very intelligent and eager to share their knowledge with others

Adesh Anbasti ,

Crisp and Good

The interview brings a great result on effective communications with great example as the talker has done lots of research on different scenarios of communications.

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