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.
It’s not often you stumble upon a great podcast that you weren’t searching for, and then leaning into it HARD. There’s more learnings in here than most leadership podcasts out there, and it really helps energize conversation around the advantages of effective leadership communication. Keep it up!
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