146 episodes

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.

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques Stanford GSB

    • Business
    • 4.3 • 77 Ratings

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.

    143. Adopting a VC Mindset: How to Achieve More by Thinking, and Communicating, Like a Venture Capitalist

    143. Adopting a VC Mindset: How to Achieve More by Thinking, and Communicating, Like a Venture Capitalist

    Weigh alternatives, make decisions, and move forward without looking back.

    • 19 min
    142. Power and Persuasion: Live Insights from Stanford Experts

    142. Power and Persuasion: Live Insights from Stanford Experts

    Matt interviews four distinguished faculty members live from Stanford GSB.

    • 34 min
    141. An Invitation for Innovation: Why Creativity Is Found, Not Forced

    141. An Invitation for Innovation: Why Creativity Is Found, Not Forced

    How leaders can foster cultures and environments where innovation thrives.

    • 20 min
    140. Best of: How to Handle a Skeptical Audience

    140. Best of: How to Handle a Skeptical Audience

    Use these techniques when handling challenges and objections from your audience.

    • 16 min
    139. Lose Yourself: The Secret to Finding Flow and Being Fully Present

    139. Lose Yourself: The Secret to Finding Flow and Being Fully Present

    Boost your productivity, find more joy in your work, and be more present in the moment.

    • 17 min
    138. Speak Your Truth: Why Authenticity Leads to Better Communication

    138. Speak Your Truth: Why Authenticity Leads to Better Communication

    "You can never go wrong when you’re saying your truth."

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
77 Ratings

77 Ratings

NicolleAdams ,

Informative podcast but could have transcripts

Thank you to the team for this informative podcast. I would like to suggest the inclusion of transcripts for each podcast episode to facilitate learning and application of techniques shared. Hope you will look into this. Thanks!

Meshelle Anne ,

Review

This podcast is amazing. I’m learning a lot and loving it so much.
Keep posting new episodes. And I think Mr Matt Abrahams voice is so excellent on this podcast. So calm and just great for the tone of this show.
Great Job!

Meshelle Anne, From Singapore

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