extreme ownership

There is no one else to blame; you must own problems along with solutions; commit to lead up and down the chain of command

THE 4 LAWS OF COMBAT

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COVER AND MOVE

  • The enemy is ‘outside the wire’
  • If the team fails, everyone fails
  • Relationships are the key
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SIMPLE

  • If people don’t understand, they can’t execute
  • Communication must be simple, clear, and concise
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Prioritize and Execute

  • You must detach from the situation
  • Relax, look around, make a call
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Decentralized Command

  • Everyone leads;
  • Everyone must understand not just 
what they are doing but why

MINDSETS FOR VICTORY

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Default: Aggressive

  • Move fast – Seize initiative
  • Take the fight to the enemy
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Innovate and Adapt

  • The battlefield changes, the enemy adjusts, new tactics emerge
  • Technology evolves – you have to stay ahead of your competition
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Humility: Check your Ego

  • Must self assess – otherwise you can’t get better
  • Ego is the #1 killer in combat, in business, and in life
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Discipline = Freedom

  • Being disciplined with high standards leads to freedom:
  • Flexibility, agility, and speed of action

Extreme Ownership

#1 New York Times Bestseller

This book explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. It provides the reader with Jocko and Leif’s formula for success: the mindset and guiding principles that enable SEAL combat units to achieve extraordinary results. It demonstrates how to apply these directly to business and life to likewise achieve victory.

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