Managing Our Fears and Stress: Strategies to Cultivate Emotional Agility

Presented by The Schwartz Center

Join us for a conversation with Susan David, Ph.D., renowned psychologist, TED speaker, and expert on emotions, as she discusses how to cultivate “Emotional Agility” in the context of the rapidly changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. David draws on her 20-plus years of research to help listeners gain insight into how to cultivate emotional agility within oneself and within organizations in stressful times.

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Susan David, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Emotional Agility based on the concept that Harvard Business Review heralded as a Management Idea of the Year and winner of the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award, describes the psychological skills critical to thriving in times of complexity and change. Susan’s TED Talk on the topic of emotional agility has been seen by more than 8 million people. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and guest on national radio and television. Named on the Thinkers50 global list of the top management thinkers, Susan is a sought-after keynote speaker and advisor, with clients that include the World Economic Forum, EY, United Nations, Google, Microsoft, NASDAQ, and many other national and multinational organizations. She is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and is a Cofounder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate). Susan lives outside of Boston with her family.