608: Jocko Willink | The Winning Example of Extreme Ownership
Jocko Willink (@jockowillink), commander for the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, joins the show to talk about taking responsibility, discipline, intensity, and leadership to the next level as outlined in Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win. [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh pass through your earholes!]
What We Discuss with Jocko Willink:
- When making a decision, worrying about variables that can’t be controlled is a waste of time. A better outcome is likely if we learn to focus that wasted effort on factors that can be controlled.
- Understand why taking ownership of your mistakes, personal issues, and outcomes gets better results than trying to pass the blame to someone else.
- What does discipline = freedom mean?
- How do you stop small weaknesses that sometimes permeate discipline from having a negative impact on significant decisions?
- Is there such a thing as a natural leader?
- And much more...
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