Jocko Podcast

Jocko Podcast

United States

Leadership and Ownership

Episodes

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.  

52: How to Overcome Fear. How to Combat Burnout.  Violating Values to Achieve Goals.  How to Follow Through w/ Ideas.  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:04:35 - Finding time to train in BJJ while deployed. 0:12:07 - Choosing your battles at work. 0:24:28 - Recommendations for careers in Leadership 0:31:33 - How to combat burnout. 0:50:50 - Dealing with labeling at work as former Special Forces 0:55:09 - Is it ever Okay to violate core values to achieve a goal? 1:07:41 - How to Recalibrate the Fight or Flight response. 1:18:46 - How to follow through with ideas. 1:28:28 - When to start a child in Jiu Jitsu. 1:40:18 - How to overcome fear and be brave. 1:43:24 - Support Stuff.  Cool internet, Onnit, Jocko Store, Jocko Tea stuff. 2:05:57 - Closing

51: “The Coldest War.” Mortars, Battle Fatigue, and THE COLD  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:02:47 - "The Coldest War", by Jim Brady 2:29:08 - Lessons learned 2:31:41 - Cool Support stuff:  Amazon, Onnit, Jocko Store (Apparel), Jocko White Tea, stuff.

50: With Tim Ferriss – Darkness & How to Stay on the Path, Last Days of Life & What to Do, Back-up Plans, Misconceptions  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:03:57 - Tim Ferriss Introduction 0:09:50 - Some Practical Thoughts on Suicide" from Tim Ferriss's new book, "Tools of Titans" 1:15:08 - Tims additional thoughts on getting out of the Darkness 1:L16:41 - How to Stay on the Path and not get distracted. 1:30:31 - Always searching instead of enjoying what you have. 1:36:51 - Is there a Job that would NEVER be outsourced? 1:40:22 - What would Tim do if he were to die in 18 months? 1:44:21 - Helpful Relaxation Activities 1:50:54 - Work that is relaxing and therapeutic . 1:56:48 - Back Up Plans? 2:02:26 - Biggest misconceptions about Tim Ferriss 2:06:23 - Falling short in leadership. 2:19:34 - Entrepreneurship, the "cool" thing.  Tims peeves.  Posers, fakers, and being an entitles rookie. 2:32:11 - Cool Internet, Onnit, Amazon and Jocko Store stuff 2:36:57 - Extreme Ownership Muster 2 2:37:50 - Closing

49: How to SMASH Days When You ‘Don’t Feel Like it’, How to Deal w/ Passive-Aggressive People, Advice for SOF Newlyweds  

0:00:00 - Opening 0:12:06 - Jocko's Biggest change of opinion. 0:39:23 - Advice for Newlywed Special Operations Forces Wives 0:55:06 - BJJ: Best ratio of Drilling to Sparring.  Dealing with Spazzes on the mats 1:13:46 - How to deal with Passive-aggressive People 1:27:16 - The best argument against Extreme Ownership 1:39:51 - Following Stoicism. 1:53:06 - How to deal with days when you "Don't feel like it." 1:56:24 - Interesting Internet, Onnit, Amazon, and Jocko Store stuff. 2:10:40 - Closing Gratitude

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