Susan David PhD

Susan David, Ph.D is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her best selling book "Emotional Agility" describes the psychological skills critical to thriving in times of complexity and change.

In her talks Susan challenges the culture that prizes positivity over emotional truth and explores how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health, and happiness. Her TED talk on this subject has been seen by more than 8 million people!

As a journalist Susan is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and is a guest on national radio and television.

She has been named on the Thinkers50 global list of the top management thinkers and 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.

Susan trained as a clinical psychologist and completed her PhD and post-doctorate, at Yale University, on emotions research. She is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and is a Co-founder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate). 

She offers Virtual Events that address the current climate we are living in. A perfect corporate choice to inspire you and your employees.

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