Matt Abrahams – Professor, Podcast Host, Author, Speaker, and Martial Artist

Matt Abrahams

Your Spontaneous Speaking Style Quiz

How do you feel when asked to answer a question you weren’t expecting or to give feedback in the moment or to be engaging in a small talk situation? If you are like most of us, you feel awkward and uncomfortable.

Whether we like it or not, the need to speak spontaneously crops up many times in our everyday life. As a result, the ability to speak successfully in unplanned situations can impact our personal and professional lives: Deals are won, relationships initiated, questions answered, and much more.

The good news is that you can get better at your spontaneous speaking! In Think Faster, Talk Smarter, Stanford University Graduate School of Business lecturer, coach, podcast host, and author Matt Abrahams introduces a simple 6-step methodology for helping us to feel more comfortable and confident speaking on the spot.

By focusing on your mind set and messages, Think Faster, Talk Smarter details how you can become more confident, clear, and compelling in your impromptu speaking.

To maximize your skills building and focus your efforts, take a few minutes to learn your current spontaneous speaking style. We all approach spontaneous speaking differently, and knowing your specific style will serve as a launch pad for your learning.

Take this short quiz to determine your default spontaneous speaking style, and get valuable tips for improving your future speaking.