New from Harvard Business Review

The Grit Factor:
Courage, Resilience, and Leadership in the Most Male-Dominated Organization in the World

With its gripping narrative and relatable takeaways, The Grit Factor is both inspiring and pragmatic, a book that will energize and enlighten current and aspiring leaders everywhere—whether male or female.
The Grit Factor Book by Shannon Huffman Polson
The Grit Factor Book by Shannon Huffman Polson

New from Harvard Business Review

The Grit Factor:
Courage, Resilience, and Leadership in the Most Male-Dominated Organization in the World

With its gripping narrative and relatable takeaways, The Grit Factor is both inspiring and pragmatic, a book that will energize and enlighten current and aspiring leaders everywhere—whether male or female.
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Shannon Huffman Polson energizes audiences around the world and equips them for cultural transformation!

As one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the U.S. Army, leading line units on three continents, Polson combines her passion and firsthand experience in and study of leadership and grit to deliver world-class keynotes and training to companies and organizations on leadership and grit. 

Energize and equip your organization with stories and lessons from the cockpit and the boardroom from someone with a track record of leadership excellence: keynote speaker, author, and veteran attack helicopter pilot Shannon Huffman Polson.

 

  • Amber Zable

    “By far the highlight of our meeting. Everyone loved her. 100% NPS for Shannon’s training—world class!”

    Amber Zable
    Senior Marketing Manager, Intuit
  • “Shannon was amazing! She did a great job summarizing the day and leaving our company energized to face the wind and fly through it! We couldn’t be happier.”

    Ball Ventures
  • “A huge hit and very inspiring! As I type this, I am overhearing the clients talk about her and how they are planning to continue to pull her message through the rest of the meetings.”

    Biohaven Pharmaceuticals
  • “Shannon was AMAZING!!!!! Our team absolutely loved her and her message. Her story was spot on with our mission and our goals for the meeting. She was outstanding!”

    Nestle Health Science
  • "I loved everything about the presentation. Shannon has so much energy in her talk, and is a fantastic storyteller. I think everyone walked away feeling inspired and energized."

    T-Mobile
 
  • Amber Zable

    “By far the highlight of our meeting. Everyone loved her. 100% NPS for Shannon’s training—world class!”

    Amber Zable
    Senior Marketing Manager, Intuit
  • “Shannon was amazing! She did a great job summarizing the day and leaving our company energized to face the wind and fly through it! We couldn’t be happier.”

    Ball Ventures
  • “A huge hit and very inspiring! As I type this, I am overhearing the clients talk about her and how they are planning to continue to pull her message through the rest of the meetings.”

    Biohaven Pharmaceuticals
  • “Shannon was AMAZING!!!!! Our team absolutely loved her and her message. Her story was spot on with our mission and our goals for the meeting. She was outstanding!”

    Nestle Health Science
  • "I loved everything about the presentation. Shannon has so much energy in her talk, and is a fantastic storyteller. I think everyone walked away feeling inspired and energized."

    T-Mobile

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