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Do Hard Things--Toughness, Grit, and the Path to Becoming Anti-fragile

Adopt the mentality of top performers to compete at the highest level, perform consistently under pressure without breaking, and unlock your potential.

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C-level executive and professor with 35+ years of experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, including leadership positions at McKinsey, IBM, two start-up companies, and a social venture accelerator.

Overview

One in a series of modules in my Carnegie Mellon University seminar series "GRIT and The Path to Superhuman Performance". Delivered to a select group of high-potential grad students and various executive teams.

Formal education/training as part of my coaching certification through the Human Potential Academy/Bulletproof. Central to my executive/high potential coaching methodology.

I'm a 4th-degree black belt, world championship medalist, national cycling championship qualifier, and lifelong athlete. The Superhuman Performance Series represents nearly 40 years of research, experimentation, and practice that's allowed a person with VERY ordinary skills and abilities to achieve some extraordinary things.

Service Details

120 minutes
5-15 participants

Key Topics

1
What do we know about stress and its impacts on health and performance?
2
What is "toughness" and why does it matter?
3
What is the difference between toughness, grit, resilience, and being anti-fragile?
4
How "gritty" are you now and how can you improve your "grit gauge"?
5
What is one thing you can do today to become tougher?

Decisions You Will Be Able To Navigate

Better equipped to navigate high pressure, high stress situations.
When and how to schedule recovery/downtime into their own schedule.
How to help individuals and teams get better at consistently "doing hard things" without burnout.

About Tim Zak

C-level executive and professor with 35+ years of experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, including leadership positions at McKinsey, IBM, two start-up companies, and a social venture accelerator.
Credentials
  • 35+ years of executive experience
  • New York University, MBA, Finance, Marketing and International Business
  • Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Industry Specialties
Consulting
Professional Services
Computer Software
Health Wellness Fitness
+ more
Functional Specialties
Operations
Product Management
Project Management
Business Analysis
+ more
Expertise
Early Career
New People Manager
Experienced People Manager
Executive
+ more

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