Posts filed under Frontline Leadership

She's Got Grit: Audacity and Confidence Part 2-- MG Dee McWilliams

Part 2 of a profile of MG Dee McWIlliams. McWIlliams shares stories and lessons from her service as a general officer and over the course of her long career.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Audacity and Confidence-- MG Dee McWilliams

MG Dee McWilliams thought she'd do twenty years. Almost another decade later she left a legacy with two stars and a cadre of people she taught all about leadership. 

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: "The Navy doesn't Reward pioneers."

Jane O'Dea was one of the first three women to fly in the United States Navy. Early on, she was warned that "the Navy doesn't reward pioneers."  Even so, O'Dea forged a career in the face of challenge, faced the fear and came out kicking.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Sometimes they aren't ready for you

Jody Vander Heyden never thought she'd join the Coast Guard, and ended up in the vanguard of women training as rescue swimmers, surprising no one more than herself when she graduated as honor grad. But the Coast Guard wasn't ready for her. Her lessons learned in an early integration will help women starting out today.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Secrets of Grit from a career in Military Intelligence

Lieutenant Colonel Dianna Flett shares her lessons in grit and leadership learned over a career in military counterintelligence.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: The first female aviator in the USMC

Sarah Deal Burrow joined the Marines even before women were allowed in the cockpit, but the moment she read the article about the lifting of combat exclusion, she called and requested a flight slot. She hasn't stopped since, and it hasn't been easy.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Navy pilot and Commander Karen Fine Brasch

Twenty years as a Naval aviator taught Commander Karen Fine Brasch a lot about grit, leadership and being prepared for change, while remaining true to who she was.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Advice to new leaders

Some of the best advice for new leaders compiled from Grit Project Profiles, from leaders in every service and hundreds of years of combined experience. You wont want to miss this.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Lessons in grit from a female POW

In February 1991, Rhonda Cornum crawled from the wreckage of her Blackhawk helicopter and stared into the rifles of five Iraqis. She has a lot to say about grit.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: The very few, the very proud.

Jen Nothelfer joined the navy to prove she could, and became one of the Marine Corps' first women aviators. It's not easy, but she believes in the mission.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Leadership and Grit with Coast Guard CMDR (Ret) Alda Siebrands

Coast Guard Commander Alda Siebrands wasn't afraid to break the rules to get things done. Prepare to be inspired by a life and career of leadership and grit.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: West Point's First Woman General Officer

Brigadier General Becky Halstead graduated as the first female West Point graduate to be promoted to general officer. Over a career, including command of over 20,000 troops in Iraq, she has learned a few things about leadership and grit. 

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

Dear LT: Military Leadership Part 2. It's still not about you.

Dear LT, leadership requires careful prioritization and planning, managing your time to use it for what matters most: spending time with your people. This is why.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: A Woman's Place is on a Sub

Two hundred feet underwater, a fire is more than your every day emergency. Read what Lieutenant Commander Krysten Ellis has to say about that and other stories as one of the first women to serve on submarines in the U.S. Navy.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

Dear LT: Starched and polished

There's a reason for that spit shine, and it matters. Read why.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: Leadership at ground level

LTC Nadine Kokolis learned early lessons in leadership and grit that took her around the world.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

Dear LT: Grit in three ways you didn't expect, and one you did

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. 

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's Got Grit: ALL FOCUS with woman fighter pilot and leader

At 400 knots, three feet away from her wingman, female fighter pilot and woman aviation leader Tammy Barlette is focused and unafraid.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

Dear LT: military leadership part 1: It's not about you.

Dear LT: this post will give you the secret of leadership.

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.

She's got GRIT: trailblazer woman Pilot shares leadership wisdom

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. 

SHARE THIS - WE DARE YOU!

Back to all stories


Subscribe to The Grit Project on YouTube

Get updates in your inbox!

leadership for lives that matter

I want

Our recommended reading picks use affiliate links. Purchasing these books via these links helps support the Grit Project.