Going for Grit YOUTH is redesigned for leadership club programs at high schools and universities. Complete with step by step instructor guides, Going for Grit YOUTH includes 30 days of robust content following the Grit Triad and with an additional emphasis on communication, this course is supported by video, individual exercise, group discussion and role play designed with the young leader in mind. Completion certificate included.

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Meet Shannon.

Hi, I’m Shannon Huffman Polson, author of The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience and Leadership in the Most Male Dominated Origination in the World. I wore the Army uniform for a decade as one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the U.S. Army, leading line units on three continents, before transitioning through my MBA at the Tuck School at Dartmouth and leading outstanding teams in the corporate world as well in the medical device industry and at Microsoft. 

My first book, North of Hope: A Daughter’s Arctic Journey takes you through a very personal journey of grit and resilience. In The Grit Factor, I gather input from not only my own story, but the stories, lessons and tactical applications of dozens of other leaders in their fields. This is what I offer to clients through world class keynotes and executive education in grit and resilience, purpose and storytelling.