Subject Matter

By Ben Bradbury

Subject Matter helps business leaders build powerful relationships with empathetic communication. Hosted by Ben Bradbury, the Founder of Astutely, the show delivers timeless truths and practical wisdom on creating connection with the people that matter: customers, employees, investors and more.

  1. 1.
    Rakesh Kamath: Why Creating a Safe Space Helps Talent Thrive
    45:17
  2. 2.
    Matt Munson: Why The Perfect Leader is a Myth (and Why You Should Schedule 'Worry Time').
    54:53
  3. 3.
    Tanya Ramos-Puig: Why Setting Expectations Creates Clarity and Inspires Employees
    52:14
  4. 4.
    Eddy Badrina: The Single Best Use of a CEO's Time is Clear, Simple, Concise Communication
    52:00
  5. 5.
    Helaine Knapp: Why Growing Right, Not Fast, is Essential for Scaling Businesses
    44:24
  6. 6.
    Delphine Carter: Why You Live or Die by the Culture You Build
    47:57
  7. 7.
    Lara Vandenberg: Why Marketers Should Shape Company Culture
    41:25
  8. 8.
    David Jay: Why Building Company Culture Too Early is a Mistake
    49:08
  1. 9.
    Saverio Bianchi: Why Voracious Curiosity is Essential For Team Learning
    50:59
  2. 10.
    Brandy Whalen: Building An Open Communication Culture With A Fully Remote Team
    45:01
  3. 11.
    Ed Vincent: Using Core Values As A Filter For Decision Making
    44:36
  4. 12.
    Shaul Olmert: Recruiting Next Generation Talent With New Forms of Media
    48:28
  5. 13.
    Brian Ford: Using 1,000+ Daily Podcasts To Hone Creative Intuition
    50:28
  6. 14.
    Chris Hull: Instilling A Learning Culture In Your Organization
    47:13
  7. 15.
    David Khandrius: Why Communication Is The Most Important Skill For Agency Leaders
    42:15
  8. 16.
    Yoav Vilner: Hiring Exceptional Talent at Early-Stage Startups
    47:56
  9. 17.
    Subject Matter Season 4 Trailer
    1:49
  10. 18.
    Lessons from 40+ Podcasts in Subject Matter Season 3
    14:02
  11. 19.
    Nick Hague: Building Culture in an International Agency
    33:37
  12. 20.
    Why "Curve Benders" Are The Most Important Relationship You Haven't Met Yet
    46:09
  13. 21.
    Clint Padgett On The Power Of Effective Communication Across Teams
    20:58
  14. 22.
    Why "Resensing" Matters: Creating Content For Eyes And Ears
    15:38
  15. 23.
    From Paintings To Podcasts: How to Distribute like Artemisia Gentileschi
    13:09
  16. 24.
    How Voice Technology Allows Us To Feel Understood
    11:01
  17. 25.
    How Nike CEO Phil Knight Unlocked His Story's Subtlety With A Sounding Board
    10:43
  18. 26.
    How The Wright Brother's Conflict Management Sparked Innovation
    10:02
  19. 27.
    Empathetic Lessons From Poker: "The Game Of Feedback"
    10:58
  20. 28.
    How Podcasts Unlock Transparency During A Crisis
    12:14
  21. 29.
    How Not To Write A Book, And The Lessons I Learned
    13:59
  22. 30.
    Lessons from Steve Jobs vs. Mike Lazaridis on Intellectual Humility
    14:15
  23. 31.
    Whatifstory #2: "The Mirror of Understanding"
    13:28
  24. 32.
    Lessons From The Beatles: How Technology Makes Messages Spread
    8:54
  25. 33.
    Why Seeding Beats Leeching to Create Connection
    10:11
  26. 34.
    Why Great Companies Value Similarity AND Uniqueness
    11:45
  27. 35.
    Whatifstory #1: "The Man In The Arena Overcomes Overthinking"
    11:16
  28. 36.
    2020 Annual Reflection: 3 Lessons for Leaders
    11:02
  29. 37.
    Gillette vs. Nike: Lessons On Framing
    13:16
  30. 38.
    How Twitch CEO Emmett Shear Created Digital Connection
    9:44
  31. 39.
    How Napoleon Felt Understood Through His Authenticity
    9:39
  32. 40.
    Andrew Carnegie's Cautionary Leadership Lesson
    11:02
  33. 41.
    Lessons From Opera: Why Sounding Boards Unlock Leader's Potential
    13:12
  34. 42.
    Why Understanding Impostor Syndrome Can Help You Leave Your Comfort Zone
    9:46
  35. 43.
    How Mellody Hobson Courageously Fights Her Comfort Zone
    9:01
  36. 44.
    Ernest Hemingway's Lessons on Using Concision To Create Connection
    7:36
  37. 45.
    How Thought Leaders Use Theories, Methods and Tools to Create Connection
    14:06
  38. 46.
    How Sounding Boards Power Effective Teams
    8:43
  39. 47.
    Improving Team Productivity With The Project Communication Cycle (PCC)
    9:38
  40. 48.
    Why Philosophy Beats Purpose For Great Leaders
    8:59
  41. 49.
    How Satya Nadella Made Empathy Profitable
    13:25
  42. 50.
    Meg Jay On Why Weak Ties Are the Strongest Relationships
    15:14

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