In this episode of the Championship Leadership podcast Caroline Johnson talks about her book Jet Girl, growing in challenging situations, creating a positive feedback loop and so much more.
In This Episode:
- [3:47] What does championship leadership mean to Caroline?
- [6:42] Who is Caroline Johnson and what brought her to where she is today?
- [10:38] What made her decide to write a book?
- [14:09] Challenges she encountered.
- [21:39] Her vision, future plans and impact she wants to make.
- [24:19] A turning point inside of her life.
- [30:52] Leaders that have influenced her.
- [34:25] Episode takeaways.
“Every single person who has been successful has encountered road blocks.”
“You grow most during those challenging situations.”
“People we always remember how you made them feel.”
About The Guest:
Caroline Johnson graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2009 and became an F/A-18 Super Hornet, Weapons Systems Officer, meaning she communicated, targeted and coordinated all the bomb and missile employments in her aircraft. She was one of two female aviators in her 230-person unit, and one of the only 1.7% women flying fighter jets in the Navy. She deployed in 2014 aboard the USS George HW Bush and saw combat action in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria and was the first woman to employ weapons on ISIS in Iraq from her F/A-18.
Wrapping up her active duty career, Caroline earned her master’s degree and returned to the Naval Academy to teach leadership and run aviation recruitment. Caroline’s memoir, JET GIRL, published last November and was featured on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, MSNBC and currently she is a professional speaker renowned for her remarkable stories, business anecdotes, and relatable personality.
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