The Grit Factor is hosted by Shannon Huffman Polson, reimagining grit for the whole person in a life that matters. With guests from Admirals to Olympic athletes, fighter pilots to tech CEOs, listen in to conversations about getting through the toughest challenges, and find ideas and inspiration from the front lines.
Our Latest Episode
Episode 9 Just Like You: What makes RAF Tornado pilot Mandy Hickson fly
Just Like You: Mandy Hickson was one of the first women to fly the Tornado in the Royal Air Force, and flew combat missions over Iraq and Afghanistan. I talk to her about what motivated her as an ambassador today, what she worked through in her time in the RAF, the power and challenge of teams, and what she thought of the new Top Gun! And we laugh a lot. Hope you enjoy!
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