Expert Insights: Part 1 of 2

Understanding Emotional Agility 

Stress Lurks in the Background of Our Lives

When we think of stress, it’s usually after the fact, when we’re already experiencing stress. “Stress is here! I need to manage it!” We can become stressed about being stressed.

This cycle isn’t working for us.

We have this narrative because we often perceive stress to be an inevitable fallout of growth or change, negative events, or today’s complex world. Stress occurs, we respond after the fact and often, ineffectively. Rinse and repeat.

We can change this pattern and be our best selves.

susan-david.pngWe’ve teamed up with industry-leader and Harvard Medical School Psychologist Susan David, Ph.D., to:

  • Decipher the differences between “good” stress and “bad stress”
  • Touch on the ramifications of when stress is treated as an afterthought
  • Define emotional agility and how it helps us cope with complexity and change
  • Map the emotional agility process from beginning to end

Find Part 2: Fostering Emotional Agility in the Workplace here


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