“In Emotional Agility, Susan David teaches us to understand — and to communicate in - the unspoken language of emotion to better align how we feel with what we do. Drawing on her work as one of our leading researchers on the science of emotions, David writes with authority, compassion and insight. Essential reading.”
SUSAN CAIN - AUTHOR OF QUIET
“It’s one thing to feel an emotion—it’s another to gain control over it. Susan David acknowledges the benefits of sadness, anger, guilt, and fear, and then shows us how to make sure they don’t take over our lives. This is a self-help book that might actually help.”
ADAM GRANT - AUTHOR OF ORIGINALS AND GIVE AND TAKE
“A compelling, inspirational, and original book about how to bring out the best in ourselves. Combining robust science, practical advice, and encouraging wisdom, Emotional Agility is a must-read.”
PAT MITCHELL - BOARD CHAIR, SUNDANCE INSTITUTE; EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, TEDWOMEN
“Susan David is a leading authority on how our thoughts, emotions and motives can empower or derail us. Her work combines compelling research, an engaging style, and practical wisdom to show people how to create meaningful change in their lives in order to thrive."
PETER SALOVEY - PRESIDENT, YALE UNIVERSITY; ORIGINATOR, THEORY OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
“One of the keys to a happy life is knowing yourself. In Emotional Agility, Susan David offers us a groundbreaking way to recognize our feelings and understand what they are really telling us. She also gives us the tools we need to avoid emotional ruts that keep us from reaching our bigger goals. This book is a revelation for anyone looking to make lasting change in their life.”
GRETCHEN RUBIN - AUTHOR OF BETTER THAN BEFORE AND THE HAPPINESS PROJECT
“David proves here that no one trait is more indicative of success than the ability to collaborate gracefully with your own emotions. Learning how is the difference between a fight and a dance!”
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH - AUTHOR OF TRIGGERS
"In her well-researched and cutting-edge book, Susan David shows us the virtue of being both adaptive and decisive, of learning both to navigate and stay the course. At its core, her work is a powerful and persuasive call to embrace change in our everyday lives, along with the very practical roadmap to make it happen. Emotional Agility is basically the fast-track to fulfillment."
CLAIRE SHIPMAN - CO-AUTHOR OF THECONFIDENCE CODE
“An accessible, reader-friendly voyage. Emotional Agility can be helpful to anyone.”
DANIEL GOLEMAN - AUTHOR OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
“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 - 37th PRIME MINISTER OF NEW ZEALAND; HEAD, UN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
"At a time when it’s more difficult than ever to silence the unending noise that surrounds us, along comes Emotional Agility, a practical, science-backed guide to looking inward and living intentionally. By urging us to work with – not against – our own emotions, Susan David gives us the tools we need to be more adaptable and more resilient, so that we may not only succeed but truly thrive."
ARIANNA HUFFINGTON - COFOUNDER, HUFFINGTON POST & FOUNDER OF THRIVE GLOBAL
“Susan David’s, Emotional Agility, provides fresh strategies in harnessing creativity, teamwork and growth. These components can be key in making any organization a great place to work!”