The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience, and Leadership
- 2 Videos | 58m 54s
Grit is key to our success any time, but especially in the midst of uncertainty, challenge and change. Join Shannon Huffman Polson, founder and CEO of the Grit Institute and author of The Grit Factor. As one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the US Army and a veteran of corporate life as well, Polson shares stories and lessons from the cockpit of the most technologically advanced helicopter in the world that apply to the challenges you face today. Using her Commit-Learn-Launch framework as a backdrop, Polson draws on years of experience and research into grit and resilience, taking learners on a journey to plot their very own course for developing grit for themselves and their organizations, to be better equipped to lead with grit and passion, to overcome resistance, and to embrace the courage of full ownership. You'll learn: • How a leader's internal work on story and purpose forms the foundation for grit • The mindset development necessary to build grit and resilience • Using grit to take risks, and how leaders address fear and failure Learners will come away freshly energized, with tactical takeaways for succeeding no matter what comes your way in today's world.