62 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
    • 4.4 • 58 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.

    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
    From Dreaming to Doing: How We Set and Achieve Goals

    From Dreaming to Doing: How We Set and Achieve Goals

    In this episode, we look at an essential ingredient of human behavior: motivation.

    • 19 min
    Forgiveness: How the Right Communication Repairs Relationships

    Forgiveness: How the Right Communication Repairs Relationships

    In this podcast episode, we look at the role of forgiveness in relationships and healthy communication.

    • 17 min
    Are You Listening?: How to Stay Open and Curious to Other People’s Ideas

    Are You Listening?: How to Stay Open and Curious to Other People’s Ideas

    In this episode, we discuss the importance of really hearing where others are coming from.

    • 15 min
    Lean Messaging: How Simple Messages Really Stick

    Lean Messaging: How Simple Messages Really Stick

    In this podcast episode, a veteran marketer and entrepreneur shares his approach to communicating for startup success.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 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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