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Jocko Willink - Extreme Ownership: How To STEP UP & LEAD During The COVID-19 Lockdown & Pandemic


The Dichotomy Of Leadership

Jocko Willink, the former US Navy Seal commander turned author, broadcaster and business consultant.

In the Navy SEALs Jocko rose through the ranks to become commander of Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War, in a career spanning 20 years.

In 2010 he retired from the Navy and founded Echelon Front, teaching the leadership principles learned on the battlefield to help companies lead and win.

He is the co-author of the number one New York Times bestseller “Extreme Ownership”, Dichotomy of Leadership and host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast.

Jocko’s new book “Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual” is your ultimate guide to leadership.


00:00 | Trailer.
01:01 | Brian’s introduction.
01:50 | Brian recalls his two previous interviews with Jocko Willink.
03:03 | Jocko Willink’s primary advise on leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic.
08:10 | The dichotomy between seeing this as an opportunity to expand a business and contracting to preserve it.
09:33 | When the time comes to stop avoiding the burden of leadership.
13:16 | Setting an example as a leader.
16:16 | Everyone in a team, whether they are at the bottom or the top, is leading, as is a solo entrepreneur.
17:54 | Jocko’s wise advice to all those at home in lockdown.
22:07 | Changing company mission to suit the new lockdown situation.
28:17 | The challenges of a change to providing training remotely via Zoom.
32:33 | Learning to take this opportunity to use modern technology to communicate better and more widely.
36:45 | Jocko Willink advises on dealing with fear during this pandemic.
40:43 | What Jocko Willink means by Extreme Ownership.
48:51 | The world wants you to lose, you have to stand up and fight it.
50:44 | How people react when he tells them to take ownership
52:43 | There are no bad teams, only bad leaders.
54:14 | Recover and move.
57:02 | Discipline equals freedom.
1:02:13 | The dichotomy of leadership.
1:07:05 | Keeping a level of detachment as a leader.
1:07:52 | The four key dichotomies of being a leader: be humble not passive, how Brazilian Jiu Jitsu helps.
1:13:07 | People’s questions Jocko Willink decided to answer in his third book Field Manual.
1:16:53 | His literary inspiration and accomplishments.
1:25:21 | How his podcast has evolved and how he honours his fallen comrades in his work
1:29:07 | Jocko Willink’s multi discipline business empire.
1:36:24 | What he will be doing in ten years.
1:37:43 | His concept of “the path”.
1:40:33 | Brian’s summing up.


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