Think Fast. Talk Smart Books
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Think Fast. Talk Smart Books


Newly Added Books
No Freaking Speaking Podcast Books

To help dive deeper into the communication topics covered on the Stanford GSB Think Fast Talk Smart podcast, we have compiled a list of the books our guests have authored or referenced.

Books authored by our podcast guests

Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bragdonas
Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life (And how anyone can harness it. Even you.)

Matt Abrahams
Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 techniques for confident and compelling communication

David Bradford and Carole Robin
Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues

Deborah Gruenfeld
Acting with Power: Why We Are More Powerful Than We Believe

Jeff Immelt
Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company

Margaret Neale and Thomas Lys
Getting (More of) What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything, in Business and in Life

JD Schramm
Communicate with Mastery: Speak With Conviction and Write for Impact

Tina Seelig
Creativity Rules: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and into the World

Robert Siegel
The Brains and Brawn Company: How Leading Organizations Blend the Best of Digital and Physical

Robert Sutton
Weird Ideas That Work: How to Build a Creative Company

Books mentioned on the podcast

Daniel Diermeie
Reputation Rules

Chip and Dan Heath

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Patricia Ryan Madson
Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just Show Up

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  • The role of forgiveness in healthy communication
    In Blog
    Forgiveness: How the Right Communication Repairs Relationships
  • Stay Open and Curious to Other People’s Ideas
    In Blog
    “Are You Listening?” How to Stay Open and Curious to Other People’s Ideas
  • Communicating for startup success
    In Blog
    Lean Messaging: How Simple Messages Really Stick
  • Changing perspective
    In Blog
    Ideas & Empathy: How to Design and Communicate with Others in Mind
  • Tips to making ethical decisions
    In Blog
    Leadership and Ethics: How to Communicate Your Core Values
  • Communication Best Practices
    In Blog
    Leading From Home: How to Create the Right Environment for Communication
  • How to Avoid Common Errors and Make Better Decisions
    In Blog
    Communicating Our Mistakes: How to Avoid Common Errors and Make Better Decisions