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Mental Toughness and MTQ48

What is Mental Toughness ?

Mental Toughness describes the mind-set that every person adopts in everything they do. It is closely related to qualities such as character, resilience, grit, etc. It is defined as:

“A personality trait which determines, in large part, how people respond to challenge, stress and pressure, irrespective of their circumstances”. (Professor Brian Clough)

Mental Toughness is important and valuable for everyone at two levels:

Firstly, Mental Toughness explains why people and organisations behave the way they do.

Secondly, Research and case studies from around the world show that Mental Toughness is a major factor in most of the important outcomes for individuals and organisations namely performance, wellbeing, positive behaviour and openess to learning.

Mental Toughness can be developed.

MTQ48 enables Mental Toughness to be measured and then assessed following development activities. These activities can be general or tailored to specific roles.

Workshop-Mental Toughness

One day and half day workshops. Each includes the MTQ48 measure and tools tailored to help you develop your Mental Toughness. The one day workshop includes how to manage stress

Coaching-Mental Toughness

Coaching is based upon your MTQ48 results, your personal objectives and the specific components of Mental Toughness (Commitment, Control, Confidence, Challenge) you want to develop.

MTQ48 the Measure

MTQ48 provides an insight into your own Mental Toughness and the opportunity to make an informed decision about how this might impact upon you and what action to take.