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Fava Well-Being Lecture Series: “Building Emotional Agility in Complex Times”
October 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
The Maurizio Fava Lecture Series on Well-Being was created to honor Dr. Fava’s vision and advocacy for well-being of the MGH community.
With the uncertainty and unpredictable nature of our current environment, it is important we focus on our emotional wellbeing and develop the resilience that is necessary to continue in the pursuit of meaningful goals, despite challenges and setbacks. Emotional Agility is a process that allows us to be in the moment, and continually align our behaviors to our intentions and values.
Facilitator: Susan David, PhD, is an award-winning psychologist and one of the world’s leading management thinkers. 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 9 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, and invited as an expert contributor the US Surgeon General’s Mental Health and Wellbeing at work roundtable, 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. Susan is Cofounder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate). She lives outside of Boston with her family.