How To 10x Your Productivity with Jocko Willink
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Everybody has goals they want to accomplish.
But very few are making the daily steps to make it happen. Too often in life we get caught up in the winds of obligation and commitment, and we leave our bigger dreams by the wayside. To combat this tendency, we must learn the keys to productivity.
That’s why on today’s episode of The Tai Lopez Show, we are joined by Navy SEAL Jocko Willink to discuss productivity. Jocko is the author of 3 New York Times Bestsellers, most notably Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win. Willink’s insights spread across multiple domains: from discipline to foreign policy, all the way to how to run a business. Tune in to hear his insights, so you can learn how to do the most with your given schedule.
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Points to Keep In Mind
- It something doesn’t make sense, put a stop to it
- If you struggle with discipline, seek out martial arts to train yourself
- Under Saddam Hussein, Afghanistan civilians were being tortured
- In the initial phases of the Iraq War, American troops fought alongside Iraqi soldiers
- The problem on the battlefield is that there is not enough decentralized command
- Most of the door-to-door fighting has been done by Iraqi soldiers
- ISIS has gone from 70,000 to just over 1,000
- Personal discipline will set you free by making you feel good in the long-run.
- Thus, you won’t make choices that try to make you feel good in the short-term
- Napoleon said if you execute a plan that you know is wrong, you’re culpable
- Life is part art (the human gut instinct) and part science (the metrics)
- Once you’re no longer afraid to die, then you will just care about the people around you
- Contrary to popular belief, the military doesn’t stifle creativity
- Subjects in school should be taught together, as the interwoven story they are
- There’s people who aren’t more anti-war than those who serve
- Quick wars are good wars and heavily influenced by level of preparation