Dr Susan David Book as a speaker/entertainer for your next event

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Key Points for Dr Susan David

  • Susan David, PhD, is an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist.
  • Susan is a No. 1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author.
  • Susan is the winner of the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award.
  • She is the recipient of the Harvard Business Review Management Idea of the Year.
  • Susan is the cofounder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate).
  • She is an expert contributor to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work Roundtable.

Topics for Dr Susan David

  • Building emotional agility
    Rapid technological change, globalization, and hybrid work have fundamentally disrupted the way we live. We are increasingly caught between organizational demands and environmental realities. Organizations need flexibility, teaming, customer-centricity, innovation, and inclusion. Yet at the same time, accelerated complexity conspires against positive change, leading to rigidity, strained relationships, and lower wellbeing. The demand for people and organizations to be agile has never been greater.
    Developed by Susan David, Ph.D., emotional agility is a practical, science-based roadmap. It’s a set of essential psychological skills for our fast-changing, complex world: skills that allow us to remain engaged, open, and values-connected, and to reincorporate our most challenging feelings as sources of energy, creativity, and insight.
    Emotional agility is at the heart of mental health, wellbeing, leadership, culture, collaboration, innovation—everything that matters to healthy people, organizations, and communities. Now more than ever, it is crucial.

Testimonials for Dr Susan David

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’.
McKinsey & Company

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.
Helen Clark
27th Prime Minister of New Zealand, UNDP Administrator (2009-2017)

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!

An outstanding success..!

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.