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8 Podcast Episodes to Listen to Over the Holidays

Cozy up and listen up to our top episodes from 2020.

December 11, 2020

| by Jenny Luna

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Woman cuddles cat and looks out the window while listening to a podcast in headphones. Credit: iStock/Martin Dimitrov

Eight podcast episodes to curl up and listen to this holiday season. | iStock/Martin Dimitrov

Ready to turn off Zoom, power down the computer, and listen to some good podcast episodes this holiday season? You’ve come to the right place: we’ve pulled together the top-performing Stanford GSB podcasts from 2020. Episodes range from advice on stepping into your power, to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion actions at the workplace, to developing sustainable practices at all levels of business.

Pour yourself some eggnog, put on your headphones, and listen up.

Make ’Em Laugh: How Humor Can Be the Secret Weapon in Your Communication

In this episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, we dissect how to use humor to build bonds in business and in life.

Rose Marcario: Environmentalism Is for Everyone

On this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, the CEO of Patagonia sits down with students and shares why she believes that sustainability should be part of every company’s business plan.

“We Need to Stop Tiptoeing Around Race”

In this episode of Leadership for Society: Race and Power, corporate diversity experts Simone Hill, MBA ’14, and Quita Highsmith discuss the challenge of creating paths for inclusion.

“We Don’t Know Each Other Anymore in This Country”

In this episode of Leadership for Society: Race and Power, political leaders Deval Patrick and Jeff Flake discuss what needs to be done to make progress toward democracy for all in the U.S.

It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It: How to Communicate Power

On this episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, Professor Deborah Gruenfeld shares how to harness our power through non-verbal communication.

Stephen Curry: Shining in the Spotlight

On this episode of View From The Top, the podcast, NBA champion Steph Curry discusses the life lessons he’s gleaned from being a parent, investor, philanthropist, and pro basketball sensation.

Feelings First: How Emotion Shapes Our Communication, Decisions, and Experiences

In this episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, Professor Baba Shiv discusses how recognizing your audience’s emotional needs can help you achieve your communication goals.

Communicating Our Multiple Selves: How to Manage Your Reputation

In this episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, lecturer Allison Kluger discusses how to shape the way others see you through your communication.

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