Harvard Medical School Psychologist & WSJ Best-Selling Author
Susan David, Ph.D. is the visionary who developed the concept of Emotional Agility. An award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist, Susan has been named one of the world’s most influential management thinkers. She offers unique expertise on cultivating more agile, healthy, resilient and authentically happy people, families, workplaces, and communities. Thinkers50 recognized her with the Breakthrough Idea Award for “insights that have the potential to forever change the way we do business,” and Harvard Business Review named Emotional Agility a Management Idea of the Year. Read More >
TED: The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage
Because our thoughts, emotions and behavior drive everything; every aspect of how we love, live, parent and lead. Read More >
Susan’s talks are uniquely customized to the audience and to address these themes: Read Less ^
Outstanding organizations are built on a culture of flexibility, teaming, innovation, inclusion, and customer-centricity. Read More >
Yet, complexity conspires against culture, creating rigidity, stifling creativity, and weakening relationships. Read Less ^
While we strive to strengthen our personal relationships, conquer our bad habits, get ahead in our careers, and parent more effectively, we often get caught in negative emotional and behavioral patterns that prevent us from moving forward. Read More >
Here's what we can do to change our habits: Read Less ^
"We had such an amazing experience! Thank you. I had a good feeling about her involvement from the beginning, and the outcome was better than I could have hoped for. She really reached our participants ‘in their hearts’."
"Susan was fantastic. She showed great empathy for the audience and guided our leaders on how to become more agile in face of our daily challenges. Her talk was the perfect blend of inspiring and practical, and the audience loved it!"
"The wisdom of Susan David's innovative insights is only made more impressive by its practicality. Her deep understanding of psychology is matched with clear, real-world steps to more effective leadership."
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"Susan reminded us of how critical it is to recognize our feelings and to be emotionally agile. Susan connected with the audience in a powerful way with her ideas and personal stories. It meaningful to us to know that so many others around the world will have an opportunity to be informed and to be inspired."