Mental Toughness Definition Expressed As An Equation

I discussed this equation “MT = R + C”, that is the Mental Toughness definition, in numerous public forums last week. Thank you to the business support team at Accountability for hosting their personal development breakfast for clients, to Brad and Adam at The Outperformer for their seminar held in Sydney with a webinar broadcast to a global audience, and to those attending at the Reinvent Your Career Expo on the weekend.

It is the “survive and thrive” mental toughness definition developed by Professor Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk, mental toughness is a combination of:

  • Resilience – the ability to bounce back from adversity and failures and
  • Confidence – the ability to take advantage of opportunities.

Both Resilience + Confidence represent two pillars of success each from the MTQ48 4C’s mental toughness framework.

Resilience is Control (self esteem and strong emotional management) and Commitment (reliability and focus) while Confidence is represented by Challenge (personal growth and drive) and Confidence (self belief in ability and in influencing people). Read More..

Source: Mental Toughness Partners

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