Thursday, March 25, 2021

“I broke my back as a young officer on an airborne parachute jump and the doctor said that that was career ending for me. But my mentor said to me ‘Your back might be broken, but you don’t need to be.’ And that totally shifted my mindset and my approach to my future and my service.”
– Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Alessio –

There’s a growing appreciation of the importance of grit. I could say more, but instead I’ll let someone with a tremendous amount of grit do the talking. Click here to listen to an interview with Lt. Col Jennifer Alessio titled The Grit and Growth Mindset or Click here for a transcript. Then go get gritty.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.