Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion and Pride

David focuses on what science shows about how to achieve long-lasting, sustained success, not the instant gratification, superficial high we might feel in the moment of a job well done.

- Talks at Google
January 10, 2018

Emotional Intelligence for Success

David proposes the power of emotions—gratitude, compassion and pride—versus more traditional cognitive strategies, in positively influencing behavior to achieve greater successes in our professional and personal lives.

- PopTech
October 21, 2016

Teams, Trust and Creativity

David explores the role of trustworthiness in the workplace and discusses the latest scientific research on how emotional cues can alter people's willingness to cooperate and trust each other.

- PopTech
September 2016

Amplifying the Power of Teams

Humans are wired to work together, face-to-face, to pick-up social cues and body language. These social exchanges lead to team cohesion that enhances trust, compassion, and empathy. In distributed work environments, there is a technology challenge to find ways to read these emotions.

- PopTech
September 2016

The Truth About Trust

David stops by the Googleplex for a conversation about his latest book.

- Talks at Google
February 12, 2014

Compassion Science

David pries open the science behind human compassion.

- PopTech
October 19, 2012

Cultivating Compassion

David speaks at “The City Resilient,” a summit on urban resilience.

June 24, 2013