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June 8, 2020
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The New Work-Life Reality Raises Equity and Inclusion Concerns

Beware of letting the COVID-19 crisis exacerbate established biases, warns a focus group of corporate and nonprofit leaders.

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March 11, 2020
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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.

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April 28, 2020
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Power: What It Means to Have It — and How to Reclaim It

We all know what it looks like to use power badly. A new book shows us how it can be used well.

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June 8, 2020
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It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It: How to Communicate Power

On this podcast episode, we discuss how to harness power through non-verbal communication.
April 3, 2020
In this bonus episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart, host Matt Abrahams shares a framework for structuring your comments during a meeting or presentation.
Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford GSB. Each episode provides techniques to help you enhance your communication skills.
April 24, 2020
In this “Quick Thinks” podcast episode, Stanford improv experts share advice on getting out of our heads and into the moment at hand.
Think Fast, Talk Smart is a podcast produced by Stanford GSB. Each episode provides techniques to help you enhance your communication skills.

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June 22, 2020
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Make ’Em Laugh: How Humor Can Be the Secret Weapon in Your Communication

In this podcast episode, we dissect how to use humor to build bonds in business and in life.
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It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It: How to Communicate Power

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The New Work-Life Reality Raises Equity and Inclusion Concerns

Beware of letting the COVID-19 crisis exacerbate established biases, warns a focus group of corporate and nonprofit leaders.
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The Science of Influence: How to Persuade Others and Hold Their Attention

In this podcast episode, we discuss communication techniques that can help open people up to your ideas.
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Are You Ready for Your Encore?

If you’re thinking about a late-life career shift, here’s some advice from three people who did it right.
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High-Stakes Communication: How to Manage Anxiety Speaking in Front of Others

In this podcast episode, Matt Abrahams shares research-supported techniques for gaining confidence in high-stakes communication situations.
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Power: What It Means to Have It — and How to Reclaim It

We all know what it looks like to use power badly. A new book shows us how it can be used well.