Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life

by Susan David

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592409495
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 55,156
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Susan David, Ph.D., is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School; cofounder and codirector of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital; and CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, a boutique business consultancy. An in-demand speaker and advisor, David has worked with the senior leadership of hundreds of major organizations, including the United Nations, Ernst & Young, and the World Economic Forum. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including Harvard Business ReviewTime, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal. Originally from South Africa, she lives outside Boston with her family.

Table of Contents

1 Rigidity to Agility 1

2 Hooked 17

3 Trying to Unhook 43

4 Showing Up 65

5 Stepping Out 89

6 Walking Your Why 113

7 Moving On: The Tiny Tweaks Principle 135

8 Moving On: The Teeter-Totter Principle 163

9 Emotional Agility at Work 189

10 Raising Emotionally Agile Children 217

11 Conclusion: Becoming Real 239

Acknowledgments 243

Notes 247

Index 267

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Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 3 months ago
insightful
Monzelle More than 1 year ago
Words can't describe the transformation I've experienced emotionally as well as intellectually as a result of reading "Emotional Agility!" - I've fully embraced that I have a choice. "Mindsets are just beliefs."They're powerful beliefs, but they're just something in my mind, and I can change my mind. And Ignorance brings chaos, not knowledge!!!!! - Some of the concepts in this book, such as: "Embrace an evolving identity and release narratives that no longer serve me," has been extremely liberating to my identity and purpose/destiny for my life. Therefore, l recommend that you read "Emotional Agility," by Susan David,PhD...
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has created a huge transformation in mind shift for me. It really helped to put personal relationships, professional relationships and other relationships into perspective. For anyone that is looking to better understand the part we play in our day to day relationships and how it impacts our well being, this is a must read. I highly recommend this book!