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Extreme Ownership : : how U.s. Navy Seals Lead and win

Willink, Jocko. Book - 2015 Adult Book / Nonfiction / Social Science / General / Willink, Jocko None on shelf 4 requests on 1 copy Community Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Leadership: The single most important factor -- Part I: Winning the war within -- 1. Extreme ownership -- 2. No bad teams, only bad leaders -- 3. Believe -- 4. Check the ego -- Part II: Laws of combat -- 5. Cover and move -- 6. Simple -- 7. Prioritize and execute -- 8. Decentralized command -- Part III: Sustaining victory -- 9. Plan -- 10. Leading up and down the chain of command -- 11. Decisiveness amid uncertainty -- 12. Discipline equals freedom: The dichotomy of leadership.
Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Through difficult months of sustained combat, Jocko, Leif and their SEAL brothers learned that leadership -- at every level -- is the most important thing on the battlefield. They started Echelon Front to teach these same leadership principles to companies across industries throughout the business world that want to build their own high-performance, winning teams. 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.
Willink and Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life. With their SEAL brothers, they learned that leadership-- at every level-- is the most important thing on the battlefield. Here they provide the reader with their 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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N submitted by cjhookham on November 14, 2018, 4:11pm N

Leadership lessons from the Seals submitted by dree411 on August 31, 2019, 2:24pm Interesting lessons, interspersed with examples from their missions.

Military wisdom to outsiders submitted by jangmikyoung on July 20, 2022, 10:56am Navy Seals represent the pinnacle of our nation's military. Those who are part of this select group have to undergo grueling training and develop life principles that can be transferred to the rest of society

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PUBLISHED
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2015]
Year Published: 2015
Description: xvii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781250067050
1250067057

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Babin, Leif.

SUBJECTS
United States. -- Task Unit Bruiser.
United States. -- Officers -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Campaigns -- Anbr (Province).
Leadership.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American.
Biographies.
Personal narratives.