People I (Mostly) Admire

10. Suzanne Gluck: “I'm a Person Who Can Convince Other People to Do Things”

36:11 | Dec 26th, 2020

13 recommendations

She might not be a household name, but Suzanne Gluck is one of the most powerful people in the book industry. Her slush pile is a key entry point to the biggest publishers in the U.S., and the authors...Show More


Recommendations

harveyx recommended:Jan 18th

What a powerhouse and commanding presence individual! 👌

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational
🤓 Insightful
💪 Inspirational

kerj recommended:Jan 15th

I thought this episode was:

🤓 Insightful

lesly recommended:Jan 14th

Suzanne is an absolute powerhouse of a persuader! Get her as your literary agent or get out of her way.

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤓 Insightful
💪 Inspirational
🧐 Intriguing
💯 A must listen
🤔 Thought-provoking
👍 Well-produced
🕵️‍ Well-researched

namu recommended:Jan 14th

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💬 A great conversation

mm recommended:Jan 12th

The story of how Freakonomics almost never happened but it did because of one heck of a powerful woman who can negotiate you to the moon and back. 💪💪💪

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational
💪 Inspirational

leslyJan 14th

@mm loved this episode! Thanks for the recommendation 🙂

mmJan 14th

@lesly You're welcome! Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks to the OG recommender @danny for finding this gem initially!

headshrinker recommended:Jan 10th

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
🤓 Insightful

yesitsamerica recommended:Jan 5th

Listening to Suzanne and her negotiation techniques that are tailored and have no template is an interesting POV. 🧐 Also, she mentions something very important: “choose a role that matches your strengths”... there are many things that we could be doing and it better be in something we can grow and...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation

dee.ngyn recommended:Jan 3rd

Really cool to see the perspective of a highly persuasive negotiator. The more I listen, the more I want to know Suzanna and her understanding of power and power dynamics

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
🤓 Insightful

aliceko recommended:Jan 2nd

Loved this interview between Freakonomics author Steve Legitt and his literary agent, Suzanne Gluck. What he said about introducing his daughters to Suzanne was so sweet. Another small, yet powerful woman to know. I love this term: "intuitive negotiation" and "emotional influencer"! (P.S. I think em...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

write2tg recommended:Dec 30th, 2020

It is always interesting to hear from “connectors” who can introduce two people who don’t think they like each other or can work with each other and yet get a bestseller out of them! Absolutely loved Suzanne’s insights about negotiation, power and ambition in women.

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
💬 A great conversation
🤔 Thought-provoking

danny recommended:Dec 27th, 2020

The lady behind the freakonomics duo! Cool story of how Levett + Dubner duo came together.

I thought this episode was:

🤓 Insightful

alicekoJan 2nd

@mm @américaturner There is a hilarious yet jaw-dropping example of powerful negotiation in this episode 🤯 And she talks about Strengths, lol.

yesitsamericaJan 2nd

@aliceko @danny I will definitely listen this weekend! 🔥🔥