LTC Nadine Kokolis learned early lessons in leadership and grit that took her around the world.
Grit: it's not only one kind of thing. There were three ways I needed grit I hadn't expected to, and one way it came naturally.
At 400 knots, three feet away from her wingman, female fighter pilot and woman aviation leader Tammy Barlette is focused and unafraid.
Dear LT: this post will give you the secret of leadership.
Karen Baetzel shares her thoughts on leadership and grit as one of the first women to fly in the Navy. "I realized the first glass ceiling was in my own head," says Karen Baetzel.
You're just getting started. You're going to need grit. Lucky for you, you already have it.
In her twenties, Linda Maloney went from 0 to 110 knots in 3 seconds, catapulted off an aircraft carrier into the wide blue sky, one of the Navy's pioneer women aviators. As you can imagine, she can tell you a thing or two about grit.
As one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter, I faced a lot of resistance, and I came to think of what my experience those eight years required as defined primarily by grit. The GRIT Project came about after I agreed to mentor a new Army Aviation 2LT through a women officer’s mentoring program and thought about how to scale that advice.