Dr. Paul G. Stoltz is considered the world’s leading authority on the integration and application of grit and resilience. He is author of four international bestselling books on the subject—printed in 14 languages—was voted by HR Magazine as “One of the Top 10 most influential global thinkers,” and by Executive Excellence as “One of the 100 Most Influential Thinkers of Our Time.” His book, "GRIT—The New Science of What it Takes to Persevere, Flourish, Succeed" is available now, in which he pioneers the first construct for growing both the quantity and quality of one’s GRIT.
Dr. Stoltz guest lectures at MIT, where his GRIT-related methods and assessments are used to equip tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Dr. Stoltz has also been a member of Stanford University’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series, was selected as the Millennial Thinker for Singapore, “Thought Leader of the Year” in Hong Kong, and is a top-rated international faculty member for the Young Presidents’ Organization. Today, GRIT™ and AQ® are the most widely adopted methods of their kind in the world for measurably enhancing one’s resilience, agility, and GRIT—currently in use by industry-leading companies, top institutions, and many governments in 63 countries across the globe. Dr. Stoltz founded PEAK Learning, Inc. in 1987. PEAK is a leading global research and consulting firm, through which he coaches, consults, teaches, and collaborates with top leaders, thinkers, and influencers within a broad range of organizations from start-ups and NGO’s to the Fortune 50 on six continents. As a highly sought-after thought leader, presenter, and teacher, Dr. Stoltz combines inspiration and humor with application and substance, delivering a compelling and practical message to audiences of 10 to 10,000 people, including some of the largest venues in the world. As Director of the Global Resilience and GRIT Institutes, Dr. Stoltz oversees a research agenda in 29 countries dedicated to exploring, expanding, and advancing the applications of AQ and GRIT to strengthen people and their organizations.
- AQ (Adversity Quotient): The Adversity Advantage
- AQ: Leading Through (with) Adversity
- AQ Unleashed: The Adversity-Proof Sales Professional
- AQ: The Resilient Leader
- AQ: Harnessing Adversity for True Transformation
- AQ: Make Adversity Your SuperPower
- AQ: Resilience meets Character
- The PEAK keynote
- GRIT—What it Takes to Persevere, Flourish, Succeed
- Growing the Gritty Business
Performance, Change, Management, Leadership, Team Building, Business, Coaching, Entrepreneur, Exec Development, Innovation, Motivation, Self-improvement
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