When you hear the phrase "mental toughness", what first comes to mind: persevering in the face of adversity? … motivating yourself to do something you know you have to do—but don't really want to do? … (re)gaining control of—and responsibility for—yourself?
Although these and other colloquial descriptions capture aspects of mental toughness, they don't provide a robust and consistent definition. Leading academic researchers in the field, Doug Strycharczyk, CEO of AQR International, and Professor Peter Clough define mental toughness as:
The personality trait which determines in large part how people deal effectively with challenge, stressors and pressure … irrespective of circumstances.
Academic research shows the primary benefits of increased mental toughness are greater levels of:
Research shows that an individual's level of mental toughness is not fixed—it is a relatively plastic personality trait that can be developed. One proven way to develop this trait is by working with a coach.
Strycharczyk and Clough, together with other researchers, developed the "4C's" model of mental toughness — representing Control, Commitment, Challenge and Confidence — which measures mindset along eight factors.
Source: The 4C's Model and MTQPlus Psychometric Assessment | AQR International
The Mental Toughness Assessment Package is an introduction to the concept of mental toughness and the 4C's Model, and includes a one-hour coaching session review of your MTQPlus Individual Development Report.
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