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Leadership and Ownership

Episodes

66: Gen. HR McMaster's Tactical/Strategic Lessons Learned from his War Fighting Experience.  Liars, Defending Bad Leaders, Jiu Jitsu Strength, & Dealing w/ The Grind  

0:00:00 - Opening/Gen. HR McMaster's account in the First Gulf War.  The Battle of 73 Easting.  Tactical & Strategic lessons learned.

0:57:23 - The 4 Fallacies of Warfare.

1:24:50 - QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from the interwebs.

1:24:56 - Should you defend bad leaders to your men?

1:40:05 - How to avoid taking things too personally.

1:51:51 - Using too much strength in Jiu Jitsu.  Training for better technique.

2:01:54 - What to do when someone lies, betrays trust, or "destroys" you.

2:15:12 - Direct Attack and Indirect Attack strategies.

2:17:21 - Dealing with the Daily Grind Struggle.

2:27:49 - Suggestions on how to actually employ Extreme Ownership and Discipline.

2:30:42 - Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko's Kids' Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002 

2:58:04 - Closing Gratitude 

 

65: What to Carry to Be Prepared for Battle and Life: With Leif Babin  

0:00:00 - Opening "The Things They Carried", by Tim O'Brien.

0:05:30 - Weapons & Equipment we carried in Ramadi.

0:1230 - A hard lesson with Over-packing Equipment for Patrol.

0:28:04 - Training for adversity.

0:39:57 - How Adversity Training Payed off in Ramadi.

0:47:12 - Heat, Stink, and Moon Dust in Ramadi.

1:03:16 - The Strain of Being in Battle: Physical and Mental.

1:23:57 - How Complacency can Creep in And Kill.

1:36:50 - Reflecting on The Muster 001, and Thoughts on Upcoming Muster 002.

1:50:38 - 1:40:13 - Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko's Kids' Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002  

2:22:18 - Closing Gratitude

64: The Value and Cost of Real Freedom.  "A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid", With Andy Stumpf  

0:00:00 - Opening: "A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid"

0:08:48 - Intro to Andy Stumpf

0:18:04 - New Guy at the SEAL Teams

0:22:18 - Deployments

0:26:38 - September 11th / Learning through experience.

0:40:49 - Iraq, Afghanistan, and Getting shot.

1:00:12 - Recovered and Getting Back After it.

1:23:02 - Andy's Retirement and Life after the Teams.  SEAL Foundation, Base Jumping. 

1:40:13 - Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002  

1:51:59 - Closing Gratitude

 

 

 

 

 

 

63: Through The Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam, with Colonel William Reeder, US Army Pilot, Vietnam POW  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:05:46 - Intro to Bill Reeder

0:09:35 - First Tour in Vietnam

0:15:23 - Second Tour in Vietnam 

0:35:23 - The Crash

0:49:55 - The Capture

2:10:10 - Freedom from Capture

2:19:04 - Aftermath and the Take-Away

2:33:14 - Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002 

2:39:09 - Closing Gratitude

62: Battle Studies: Applying Ancient Combat Knowledge of Human Nature to Modern Leadership and Life  

0:00:00 - Opening 

0:09:35 - "Battle Studies", a work by Ardand Du Picq. Discipline, preparedness, stress.  Comparisons with Ancient Battle tactics. 

2:09:21 - Closing and Final Take-aways.

2:15:50 - Support, Workout stuff. Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002 

2:51:09 - Closing Gratitude.

61: Confronting People Who've Been Talking Behind Your Back. How to Deal with Anger Management Issues. Be Careful With Praise.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:35 - How to Deal With Anger Management Issues.

0:10:35 - Is it possible to exhibit too much Extreme Ownership?

0:17:57 - Jocko Spars Jiu Jitsu with Rickson Gracie

0:39:02 - In a NEW Leadership role, When to use Firmness right away VS. When NOT to.

0:45:10 - How Praise can hurt performance VS How it can help performance.

0:53:42 - How to Detach without Seeming Completely Cold.

0:59:36 - Discipline in one Area does NOT Make up for Slack in Other Areas

1:07:51 - How to Confront someone who has been talking behind your back.

1:11:43 - Support: Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002 

1:49:35 - Closing Gratitude. 

60: The Importance of Standing Up Against Evil, and its Heavy Cost. "The Rape of Nanking"  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:14:06 - "The Rape of Nanking" (Unspeakable Darkness)

1:15:21 - "The Woman Who Could Not Forget" by, Dr. Ying Ying Chang 

1:58:25 - Lessons from the books.  Your Reality VS. Actual Reality.

2:12:01 - How to Get in the GAME. Support Stuff. Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Jocko's Kids Book--Way of the Warrior Kid,  Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:33:07 - Closing Gratitude.

 

59: Valuable & Applicable Lessons from Battle that Apply Directly to Your Life, w/ Brian Stann  

Brian Stann, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, awarded the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest award for valor in combat. Retired UFC Fighter. UFC Commentator.

0:00:00 - Opening

0:04:25 - Brian Stann Intro and Background

0:11:52 - Importance of Standards and Discipline

0:21:56 - The Leadership Factory: What makes a good leader vs bad leader.

0:38:45 - Brian Stann Enters the Marine Corps

0:48:10 - Brian Stann's Entry To Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

0:54:00 - Combat Life

1:30:21 - The Burden of The Leader

1:44:34 - More Ops in Iraq

1:59:48 - Brian Stann Goes into Professional MMA & The UFC

2:18:55 - Hire Heroes USA - Jobs Program for Vets

2:21:27 - The Guardian Project - Martial Arts for At Risk Youth

2:26:52 - Closing Questions and Thoughts

2:27:57 - Support: Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:39:09 - Closing Gratitude 

 

58: Overcoming Regrets of a Wasted Life, How to Maximize Morale, Aligning Goals Up the Chain  

0:00:00 - Opening: "How to Tell a Mother Her Child is Dead", by Naomi Rosenberg

0:15:17 - John R.M. Byrnes Letter to his Daughter 

0:49:49 - Overcoming regrets of wasted time/life.

0:57:51 - Maximizing Employee/Team morale after firing a popular supervisor.

 1:03:59 - How to capitalize with a substandard supervisor.

1:12:57 - Step-by-step Learning VS Creative Learning, in Jiu Jitsu and Life.

1:31:53 - Goals Not Aligning up the Chain of Command.

1:37:48 - Jocko's Next book Very soon.

1:46:14 - Cool Support, Onnit, Jocko Store, Psych Warfare, Jocko Tea stuff. Extreme Ownership Muster 002.  Youtube. 

1:57:41 - Closing Gratitude.

 

57: STRATEGIKON: How to Apply Timeless Combat Leadership Lessons to the Battlefield, Business and Life  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:33 - "Strategikon: Handbook of Byzantine Military Strategy", by Maurice

1:41:58 - Final Thoughts

1:49:13 - Interesting Internet stuff and support: Onnit, Amazon Click-thru, JockoStore, YouTube, Psychological Warfare(on iTunes), Jocko White Tea, Extreme Ownership (Book), The Muster 002.

2:18:51 - Closing Gratitude

56: Overcoming Stress, Sleep Deprivation, and The Darkness with Peter Attia  

0:00:00 - Opening - "The Corner"

0:08:55 - Peter Attia Intro

0:11:03 - Beginnings Of Peter Attia.  From Mechanical Engineering & Math to Medicine.

0:20:02 - Johns Hopkins Hospital and turmoil.

0:27:24 - Addiction to Pain-killers

0:39:53 - Sleep Deprivation

0:52:03 - Desensitized to the horrors of the Hospital VS Emotional attachments to patients.

1:09:01 - Surprising Negatives and Positives about Human Nature.

1:16:36 - Peter Attia Self Reflection and Lessons learned.

1:30:21 - Frustration and Fighting the system.  Then leaving.

1:41:45 - Switching to Consulting

1:56:09 - Health, Nutrition and Lifestyle

2:20:34 - Final Thoughts

2:26:20 - Interesting Support stuff. Onnit Supplements,  Jocko Store, Amazon Click-Through , Psychological Warfare on iTunes.

2:37:09 - Jocko White Tea, Extreme Ownership Muster 002

2:42:57 - Final Gratitude and Closing

55: How to Eliminate Complacency with Age, Dealing w/ Hostile Drunk Idiots, Vets w/ Bad Behavior  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:00 - How Important is "Purpose", or your "Why"?

0:07:36 -  If you had to choose:  Jiu Jitsu Gym VS Regular Gym.

0:17:45 - Advice for An Encounter with a Hostile Drunk Idiot

0:35:19 - Leading the Command Staff to understand the Ground Troops

0:43:18 - More on How to Emotionally Detach from Heated Situations

0:49:28 - Dealing with Vets who use Vet Status to excuse bad behavior.

0:58:51 - Default Aggressive in Jiu Jitsu.  Streets, Competition, and Training

1:12:31 - Does Complacency come with Age?

1:16:06 - Interesting and Helpful:  Onnit, Jocko Store, Amazon Support, Jocko White Tea, Muster 002

56: Overcoming Stress, Sleep Deprivation, and The Darkness with Peter Attia  

0:00:00 - Opening - "The Corner" 0:08:55 - Peter Attia Intro 0:11:03 - Beginnings Of Peter Attia.  From Mechanical Engineering & Math to Medicine. 0:20:02 - Johns Hopkins Hospital and turmoil. 0:27:24 - Addiction to Pain-killers 0:39:53 - Sleep Deprivation 0:52:03 - Desensitized to the horrors of the Hospital VS Emotional attachments to patients. 1:09:01 - Surprising Negatives and Positives about Human Nature. 1:16:36 - Peter Attia Self Reflection and Lessons learned. 1:30:21 - Frustration and Fighting the system.  Then leaving. 1:41:45 - Switching to Consulting 1:56:09 - Health, Nutrition and Lifestyle 2:20:34 - Final Thoughts 2:26:20 - Interesting Support stuff. Onnit Supplements,  Jocko Store, Amazon Click-Through , Psychological Warfare on iTunes. 2:37:09 - Jocko White Tea, Extreme Ownership Muster 002 2:42:57 - Final Gratitude and Closing

54: How to Lead and Command Ultimate Respect. With the "Armed Forces Officer Manual"  

0:00:00 - Opening "Uneasy Lies the head who wears the crown..."

0:09:27 - "The Armed Forces Officer" Military Manual 

1950 Version (Limited)

Critical Elements: Nobody's Perfect, Bragging Rights for Hard work, Unselfishness commands Loyalty, Write Well / Speak Well, Humility,  Physical Conditioning, Empower Others.

3:05:18 - The Take-away

3:07:18 - Cool Internet, Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff along with Muster 002 and Jocko White Tea info.

3:27:08 - Final Thoughts and Gratitude

55: How to Eliminate Complacency with Age, Dealing w/ Hostile Drunk Idiots, Vets w/ Bad Behavior.  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:01:00 - How Important is "Purpose", or your "Why"? 0:07:36 -  If you had to choose:  Jiu Jitsu Gym VS Regular Gym. 0:17:45 - Advice for An Encounter with a Hostile Drunk Idiot 0:35:19 - Leading the Command Staff to understand the Ground Troops 0:43:18 - More on How to Emotionally Detach from Heated Situations 0:49:28 - Dealing with Vets who use Vet Status to excuse bad behavior. 0:58:51 - Default Aggressive in Jiu Jitsu.  Streets, Competition, and Training 1:12:31 - Does Complacency come with Age? 1:16:06 - Interesting and Helpful:  Onnit, Jocko Store, Amazon Support, Jocko White Tea, Muster 002

Christmas 1914  

The story of the Christmas Truce of 1914

Christmas 1914  

The story of the Christmas Truce of 1914

54: “The Armed Forces Officer” – How to Command Ultimate Respect as a Leader, Empower Others, Nobody’s Perfect.  

0:00:00 - Opening "Uneasy Lies the head who wears the crown..." 0:09:27 - "The Armed Forces Officer" Military Manual  1950 Version (Limited) Critical Elements: Nobody's Perfect, Bragging Rights for Hard work, Unselfishness commands Loyalty, Write Well / Speak Well, Humility,  Physical Conditioning, Empower Others. 3:05:18 - The Take-away 3:07:18 - Cool Internet, Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff along with Muster 002 and Jocko White Tea info. 3:27:08 - Final Thoughts and Gratitude

53: WILL CONQUERS ALL, “Colder Than Hell”, Lessons Learned from A Marine Rifle Company at Chosin Reservoir.  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:04:40 - "Colder Than Hell", by Joseph R. Owen 2:48:08 - Lessons learned, and other thoughts. 2:52:34 - Helpful perspective.  Comparing our lives to REAL adversity. 2:57:35 - Onnit stuff, Support by using Amazon, Jocko Store stuff, Jocko White Tea, Mugs, Extreme Ownership Book and Muster,  PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE on iTunes, other support.  

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