“Grit is not something that comes easily or that is only for military pilots or big mountain climbers. Grit is innate in every single one of us.” – Shannon Huffman Polson
Today’s featured international bestselling author is mom, wife, Keynote Speaker, and one of the first women to fly the Apache attack helicopter in the U.S. Army, Shannon Huffman Polson. Shannon and I talk about her newest book, “The Grit Factor”, using tough times to become more tenacious, giving back to her community, and more!!!
Key Thing’s You’ll Learn:
Why Shannon published “The Grit Factor”
How a person builds grit.
Where the best stories come from.
Her acronym for GRIT.
A tool for getting through tough times.
The 2 major leadership lessons Shannon learned from her time in the Army.
The 3 things that kept Shannon and her family sane during the pandemic.
Shannon’s Site: https://www.shannonpolson.com/
The opening track is titled, “North Wind and the Sun” by Trevin P. to listen to the full track and download it, click the following link. https://compilationsforhumanity.bandcamp.com/track/north-wind-and-the-sun
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