Do You Have Grit?

GRIT isn't pretty, it isn't glamorous and it isn't something you can buy. GRIT is available to all of us and is the key to pushing past fear.

“GRIT isn’t pretty, it isn’t glamorous and it isn’t something you can buy. GRIT is available to all of us and is the key to pushing past fear. “ – Jen McDonough Click to Tweet For more information, on Jen’s resiliency training and keynotes for your organization, please click HERE.

The foundation to Courage, Resilience and Strength is Grit

3 Questions Every Organization Should Ask

GRIT is the foundation to courage, resilience and strength

  Often times we think of GRIT as being for people who were born with a strong will.  Too often during painful times in our life it is easy to want to quit. It is especially true when we are living or working in chaotic, stressful for fearful situations.  “GRIT is the foundation to courage, resilience […]

Best Tip to Move Past Fear

What every first responder and high stress organization should know about overcoming fear

COURAGE is the ability to BREATHE and move through your fears.

Have you ever found yourself riding up the tallest part of a rollercoaster…as the cart rises to the top, the clicking and clanking noise fills the silent anticipation of the BIG drop that always follows that big climb. What happens when we get to the top of the tallest part of the roller coaster? Well, we […]

11 Minutes in Hell – How Can We Survive the Pain?

Using GRIT and Resiliency To Push Past Our Fears

Dig deep for GRIT and Resiliency as it is within all of us to use as a tool to push past our fears.

Have you ever burned your hand while grabbing something out of the oven? It hurts.  Imagine putting yourself intentionally in a small medal container where the temperature reaches 1,100 degrees as fire surrounds you! Talk about hot! In 2005, Tony Sclafani from theDaily News did a GREAT article entitled 11 Minutes In Hell stemmed from his experience of the […]

4 Steps to Gain GRIT and Resiliency Like John Wayne

What every first responder and high stress organization should know

Everyone can use a little grit as it gives us the courage to push past our fears

John Wayne was the essence of what GRIT and resiliency stands for. His colorful and bold role as U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn  in the movie True Grit won him an Oscar.  “Everyone can use a little grit as it gives us the courage to push past our fears.” – Jen McDonough Click to Tweet While it is easy […]