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Adversity quotient : turning obstacles into opportunities.

Author: Paul Stoltz
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the concept of the Adversity Quotient, the ability to thrive in the face of adversity, offering exercises and activities designed to help readers boost their own AQ and their ability to succeed despite difficulties.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Stoltz
ISBN: 0471344133 9780471344131
OCLC Number: 40646970
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 330 pages
Contents: THRIVING IN THE AGE OF ADVERSITY. A New View of Success. The Age of Adversity. The Science of AQ. MEASURING AND UNDERSTANDING YOUR AQ. The Adversity Response Profile(TM): Measuring Your AQ and Your Ability to Climb. Interpreting Your Adversity Quotient and Your Power to Ascend. IMPROVING AQ IN YOURSELF, OTHERS, AND YOUR ORGANIZATION. LEAD: Improving Your AQ and Your Ability to Ascend. STOP! Catastrophizing. Improving Others' AQs and Their Ability to Ascend. The High AQ Organization: Creating the Climbing Culture. The Climber's Habit. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Index.

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