From the beginning
AQ research begins…
1987 PEAK Learning Inc., launched
First clients: Honeywell and Deloitte.
The response is everything.
What’s Your AQ?
AQ Profile version 1.3 launched. AQ Profile proves rock solid.
The AQ Profile proves exceptionally
valid, reliable, predictive.
Ready to grow some AQ?
Studies show significant AQ gains that stick.
HBS chooses AQ for MBA and
Executive Education Programs.
AQ goes global.
More than 1M individuals, 137 countries…and counting.
First global GRIT study, 800 employers,
reveals GRIT in Top 10 factors.
GRIT rises to #3 on employer priorities.
Research expands to 5284 employers; 500,000 data sets.
Put Your Mindset to Work
#1 NY Times, Amazon, USA Today…
Top Global Leaders Program
makes AQ a centerpoint.
Upgrade measures Quality and Quantity of GRIT.
50,000 employers pick GRIT as #1 priority.
97.2% would pick superior GRIT over perfect qualifications.
As “the entrepreneurial mindset,”
validating AQ and GRIT as a screening instrument.
GRIT (the book)
First methodology to define, measure,
and grow comprehensive GRIT 2.0.
Global partnership with Pearson to
bring GRIT to all areas of higher education.
How the most promising solar, water, food, energy, and leadership “transformers”
are shaping their culture, taking on the world’s gnarliest challenges.