30 minutes | Dec 22nd 2020

Developing GRIT to lead through adversity with Shannon Huffman Polson | Thought leader

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Shannon Huffman Polson, author of The Grit Factor and CEO of the Grit Institute, talks about her experiences as an Apache attack helicopter pilot, and the lessons learned on grit from women leaders in the US military.


Some highlights:

The story behind Shannon Huffman Polson being one of the first women to fly an Apache attack helicopter

The inspiration behind the book “The Grit Factor”

How owning your own story is critical to leadership and grit

The key to connecting to your core purpose

Shannon Huffman Polson’s lessons for leading through adversity



Also mentioned in this episode:

Angela Duckworth, author, and professor at the University of Pennsylvania,

Captain Shaye Haver, US Army, Infantry service


Connect with Shannon Polson:

Shannon Polson Official Website

The Grit Institute

LinkedIn

Twitter



Connect with Mahan Tavakoli:

MahanTavakoli.com


More information and resources available at the Partnering Leadership Podcast website: 

PartneringLeadership.com



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