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An illustration of a man trying to escape the tangles of his cell phone demands. Credit: iStock/Annemarie Gorissen
January 22, 2020
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The Super Power of Tomorrow? Being “Indistractable”

Learn how to take back control of your attention span.

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Stewart Butterfield at the View From The Top speaker series. Credit: Stacy Geiken
February 21, 2020
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Slack CEO’s Rise: From Games to a Workplace Communications Heavyweight

The Slack and Flickr cofounder shares lessons from entrepreneurship and life.

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Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford GSB. Each episode provides techniques to help you enhance your communication skills.
April 3, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Tips for Speaking up in Virtual Meetings

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares a framework for structuring your comments during a meeting or presentation.

Insights

Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford GSB. Each episode provides techniques to help you enhance your communication skills.
March 27, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Communicating and Leading Virtually

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares quick tips on communicating via screen.

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April 3, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Tips for Speaking up in Virtual Meetings

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares a framework for structuring your comments during a meeting or presentation.
April 1, 2020
Written

Goldman Sachs’ David Solomon: Taking a “Very Closed, Very Private” Company into the Modern World

Goldman’s top executive riffs on his backstory, priorities, and musical moonlighting as DJ D-Sol.
March 27, 2020
Audio

Quick Thinks: Communicating and Leading Virtually

In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares quick tips on communicating via screen.
March 25, 2020
Written

Girls Who Run the World: Business Insights and Interviews with Women CEOs

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re sharing stories from Diana Kapp’s, MBA ’96, book aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs.
March 18, 2020
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Rethinking Workplace Education

Guild offers a data-driven approach to education benefits that has attracted the Fortune 500.
March 12, 2020
Audio

From Monologue to Dialogue: How to Handle a Skeptical Audience

Use these techniques when handling challenges and objections.
March 11, 2020
Written

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Effective

Stanford GSB experts discuss the secrets and pitfalls of keeping workers away from the office.
March 3, 2020
Video

Business Leaders Can Learn a Lot from Gamers

Change or die, whether you’re in the boardroom or a multi-player fantasy world.
February 28, 2020
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Should You Become an Independent Consultant?

A longtime consultant and Stanford alumna offers tips and insights on the career path less taken.
February 27, 2020
Audio

The Journey to Mastery: How Self Reflection Can Improve Communication

Implement these best practices before and after both high-stakes and everyday communication to improve your effectiveness.