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November ICF-NYC Webinar

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

$20.00 - $30.00

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Presented by ICF-NYC and ATD NYC,
and hosted by ICF-NJ

Mental Toughness: The Key to Performance, Well Being & Positive Behavior


Speaker: Doug Strycharczyk (click here for speaker’s bio)
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
Price: Basic Members – $20
Non-Members – $30
CCEUs: 1.0 CCEUs approved from ICF – 0.5 in Core Competencies and 0.5 in Resource Development



Mental Toughness is an aspect of our personality that determines how we deal with stress and pressure, and how we can see change as an opportunity to grow and develop. It describes the mind-set that every person adopts in everything they do. It is closely related to qualities such as character, resilience and grit.

Mental Toughness is universal, applicable in many walks of life, and in everything we do, including transitions, managing change, leadership, career management, attainment and retention. At an organizational level it describes a key element of culture.

“A personality trait which determines, in large part, how people respond to challenge, stress and pressure, irrespective of their circumstances.”  — Clough & Strycharczyk

Global research shows that Mental Toughness is a major factor in:

  • Performance – explains up to 25% of the variation in attainment
  • Positive Behavior – more engaged, positive and “can do” attitude
  • Wellbeing – more contentment and better stress management
  • Aspirations – more positive about opportunities and open to learning

In short, in an age of unprecedented complexity, turbulence and change, our Mental Toughness matters.

Drawing upon the very latest global research and his own extensive international experience working within the corporate and education sectors, Doug Strycharczyk will provide an overview into to this important area.

Participants will:

  • Understand the theory underpinning Mental Toughness and why it is important
  • Identify the four key components – 4 Cs: Control, Commitment, Challenge & Confidence
  • Learn about assessment measures and how to develop Mental Toughness
  • Receive their own complimentary Mental Toughness assessment and report, outlining strengths and areas for development

All registrants for the webinar will receive an email with call-in details prior to the session.


Speaker’s Bio:

Doug is a leading authority on the assessment and development of mental toughness, mindset and resilience in individuals and organizations with extensive experience (in 80+ countries) in the application of mental toughness into every sector – particularly the worlds of work, education, young person development, health and well-being.

Doug is the CEO of AQR International. Founded in 1989, AQR is now recognised as one of the most innovative (and fast growing) test and HR product development organizations in the world. He works closely with Professor Peter Clough (considered the leading academic authority on mental toughness internationally) to define and create the world’s leading measure of mental toughness.

Doug’s work has been featured on BBC Television. He has co-authored four books, including Developing Mental Toughness, Developing Young people for the 21st Century, Developing Resilient Organizations, and Developing Employability and Enterprise. Doug has also co-authored chapters with Professor Clough in a number of leading books, including Psychometrics in Coaching, Leadership Coaching and Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents.

Doug holds a first class honours degree in Economics. He is currently working on his PhD, which will take the mental toughness model and measure to the next level. This work will involve examining the neuroscience behind mental toughness.


Purchase Disclaimer:

The ICF-NJ cannot provide refunds if a member or guest is unable to participate in an event for which they have registered and paid to attend. Should the situation arise that a member or guest is unable to attend a previously paid for event, we encourage that individual to make arrangements with another person to participate in their place with the settlement of any charges associated with that transaction to be handled privately between them. If an event registration is transferred to another person, it is the member’s responsibility to notify us at director@icf-nj.org with the name of the person who will be attending. Failure to notify us may result in the transfer not being honored.



November 29
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$20.00 - $30.00


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Ticket - Nov 29 2017 Member$20.00
Ticket – Nov 29 2017 Non-Member$30.00