Forget "Public" Speaking, How About Just Speaking in Private? Learn from Communication Expert Matt Abrahams.

Truth or Dare: Episode 4

This month a podcast—called Truth or Dare—was born. Like the posts in this column, the podcast focuses on topics that will boost your social health. Each episode gives you a quick “sit down” with a leading social expert who reveals “truths” or social insights and then “dares” listeners to apply them.

Today’s episode's featured guest is Matt Abrahams. Matt is an innovative educator who teaches for Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He's also the author of the book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, which helps people who suffer from anxiety when speaking in public. And Matt is the co-founder of Bold Echo Communication Solutions, a standout consulting practice in the communication industry. 

You can also go back to catch the previous episodes you’ve missed:

  • Episode 2 with professor and author, Cal Newport, who writes on the value of unbroken concentration.
  • Episode 3 with best-selling author Sherry Turkle who teaches us how to learn from watching the people around us.

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Or, learn more about author and host, Sarah Raymond Cunningham, at

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