Jocko Podcast

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Leadership and Ownership

Episodes

79: How To Get People to Take Action. When to Skip the Chain of Command. Sacrificing Short-Term Health to Reach a Goal. What "GOOD" Can Come From a Sick Child?  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:42 - How to Deploy Decentralized Command when your team changes very frequently.

0:07:28 - How to, and When to Skip the Chain of Command and go above your direct superior's head.

0:34:20 - How Important is Longevity (a Long Life)?

0:43:20 - Should you sacrifice Health in the short term to reach work objectives?

1:00:42 - How to deal with family members with anger issues.

1:13:33 - How to get people to take action when they over-analyze and over-think.

1:18:41 - Handling a team member who takes "ALL" the responsibility but has sub-standard work. 

1:39:40 - What "GOOD" can come from a sick child??

1:55:27 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko's Kids' Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster 003

2:17:55 - Closing Gratitude.

 

78: How Adversity Reveals Human Nature. Are Your Worthy of Your Suffering? "A Man's Search For Meaning", by Viktor Frankl  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:18:47 - "A Man's Search For Meaning", by Viktor Frankl

0:42:12 - The Sociology and Psychology of the Camp.

1:02:28 - An Attitude. Being Worthy of Your Sufferings.

1:34:59 - Adversity Reveals Human Nature.

1:42:32 - To Sum Up.  Takeaways and Lessons Learned.  

2:07:09 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko's Kids' Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster 003

2:33:39 - Closing Gratitude.

Warrior Kid: Ask Uncle Jake  

Questions from kids for 'Uncle Jake' from the book 'Way of the Warrior Kid'.

Jocko Willink.

77: War Stories. Mental Toughness and Clever Tactics in Vietnam and for Life.  With CWO Roger Hayden  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:06:25 - Training and Going to Vietnam

0:44:02 - Differences between Volunteers VS Draft guys. 

0:45:26 - Wounded in a Fire Fight.

0:50:20 - More Deployments to Vietnam.

1:05:01 - Kilo Platoon Deployment to Vietnam.

1:22:28 - OP Tempo.

1:30:46 - Blue on Blue and Lessons.

1:38:07 - The Stay-Behind Ambush.

2:01:43 - The Fist Fight with a Big Dude.

2:04:33 - Becoming a Warrant Officer.

2:05:29 - Advice on Going into the SEAL Teams.

2:12:02 - Some details about the Boobie Traps in Vietnam.

2:17:19 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko's Kids' Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster 003

2:28:35 - Closing Gratitude. 

Memorial Day 2017: Don't Forget To Smile  

Memorial Day, 2017.  Don't forget to smile.

76: Knowing Darkness, 6 Years a POW at The Hanoi Hilton, to See The Light and Good in Life. With Capt. Charlie Plumb  

0:00:00 - Opening.

0:03:59 - Intro to Capt. Charlie Plumb. "I'm No Hero" (book)

0:16:43 - Vietnam War and Flight Training.

0:29:15 - Deployment to Vietnam.

0:44:14 - Shot Down.

0:59:07 - The Hanoi Hilton.

2:26:35 - Release from The Hanoi Hilton.

2:30:44 - Life after Imprisonment.

2:38:40 - Reflections and Lessons Learned.

3:01:06 - 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 Muster 003

3:12:25 - Closing Gratitude. 

75: The Guidelines for Leadership are Honesty, Dependability, Discipline and Fairness.  "Conversations w/ Dick Winters"  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:03:19 - "Conversations With Dick Winters", by Dick Winters.

0:06:26 - Dick Winters's take on detaching the situation for a beneficial and accurate overview.

0:13:12 - Leadership: Discipline.

0:23:16 - Leadership: Honesty, Dependability, Fairness, and Presence. 

1:443:49 - Understanding Others.

1:52:05 - Take-aways from Dick Winters.

2:00:47 - Closing: Life can be hard and beautiful.

1:19:16 - 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 Muster 003

2:56:55 - Closing Gratitude. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

74: Hard Times, Violence, Death, Darkness, The Cro-Mags, & Redemption. Hardcore Life w/ Harley Flanagan.  

0:00:00 - Opening 

0:12:06 - Crazy from the start.

0:17:39 - Introduction to Music.

0:30:17 - New York Life.

0:40:54 - The Hard Core Scene.

0:48:09 - Skin Heads and Drugs.

0:57:51 - More trouble in New York.

1:12:16 - The Cro-Mags.

1:34:23 - Sinking deep into Darkness.

1:45:43 - Bouncing back.  Jiu Jitsu, etc.

1:55:36 - The Break Up.

2:06:11 - Focusing on Family.

2:16:45 - Another Violent Incident.

2:24:51 - Finding the Good.

2:36:44 - Losing Mother.

2:42:45 - Final Thoughts.

2:49:11 - 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 Muster 003

3:23:45 - Closing Gratitude.

 

 

73: Confronting Abuse of Authority, Overcome Over-reacting, Tips for a New Leader, Alternatives to Firing Someone.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:00:44 - How to never over react to situations.

0:08:41 - How to handle being a NEW leader standing in front of your NEW team.

 0:13:57 - How long to get the (BJJ) Blue Belt?

0:28:56 - Managing people who out-perform you--Best Approach.

0:34:32 - Effectively lead a team who's members' goal is only to be "THE BOSS."

0:45:59 - Lessons learned from 70+ episodes of JOCKO PODCAST.

1:07:11 - How can Jiu Jitsu reduce fear in life?

1:19:26 - Navigating Jiu Jitsu with nagging injuries or being injury prone.

1:29:10 - Capitalizing on a team member NOT being a team player.

1:35:37 - Confronting abuse of authority.

1:48:10 - Dealing with situations where you can't fire someone due to unions.

1:51:52 - Taking "Ego is the enemy" too far?

2:00:48 - What to do when you're over worked and coming up short.\

2:04:10 -  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.

2:30:30 - Final Gratitude

 

 

 

 

 

72: Losing a Son To War, True Honor and Leadership That Applies to Real Life, w/ Col. Tom Manion  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:09:04 - Col. Tom Manion.

0:09:46 - About Travis Manion. Early Years/Naval Academy/etc.

0:32:04 - Travis After Graduation and Military Service.

0:45:36 - Fallujah.

1:25:01 - Travis's Final Fire Fight.

1:52:54 - Aftermath and Brendan Looney's Journey.

2:09:11 - Brendan's Last Operation.

2:12:02 - Aftermath.  What We Can Learn.  What We Can Do. TravisManion.org

2:23:52 - 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 , The Travis Manion Foundation

2:39:33 - Final Thoughts.  A letter about Travis.

2:49:23 - Closing Gratitude.

 

71: Heroes are not Perfect. Never Judge. The Will to Overcome REAL Hardship: "A Helmet for my Pillow" by Robert Leckie  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:04:14 - "A Helmet for my Pillow" by Robert Leckie 

0:07:49 - Stripped Down to Nothing in Boot Camp.  Surrender and Discipline.

0:18:53 - Advanced Training.

0:28:48 - Guadalcanal: Time to Fight.

1:07:38 - After the Battle: R&R, Partying, and Getting in Trouble.

1:23:05 - Assault on New Britain.

1:39:46 - Physical Complications and Conditions.

1:52:03 - Medical treatment / Don't Judge The Intellect of a Man by his Job.

2:00:17 - Back to Fighting - Peleliu.

2:21:18 - Battle was Won, but with Great Sacrifice. 

2:26:00 - Take-away: Who are we to Judge?

2:34:57 - 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 

3:11:01 - Closing Gratitude. 

 

70: Overcoming Unspeakable Darkness. Protecting Children. How to Support a Military Spouse. Living a GOOD Life. With Iris Gardner  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:04:32 - Intro to Iris Gardner.

0:23:40 - Sexual Assault--First incident as a child.

0:39:59 - Tips to prevent abuse.  Why it's hard to come forward.

0:51:16 - Iris growing up with her abuser.

1:01:24 - Resulting relationships, the wrong path, and more Darkness.

1:13:11 - Bouncing back.  The beginning.

1:26:50 - Being a Military Wife - Emotional Independence, and tips to be have a successful relationship.

1:47:12 - How to Live a Happy Life after Abuse.

1:57:00 - Jocko's letter to his daughter.  Appreciate your mother.  

2:13:30 - 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 

2:40:28 - Closing Gratitude.

 

 

 

 

69: The Real Top Gun. Battlefield, Work, and Life are Identical. With Elite Marine Fighter Pilot, David Berke.  

0:00:00 - Opening.

0:09:45 - Intro to Dave Berke.

0:21:11 - Officer Candidate School.

0:27:39 - Southern Watch.

0:31:01 - Top Gun selection.

0:38:49 - September 11th

0:45:08 - Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda.

0:47:33 - Training Officer at Top Gun.

1:08:27 - Forward Air Controller (FAC) Tour.

1:26:43 - Ramadi.

2:14:41 - Home Coming.  Relationship. Pentagon. F-22 and F-35.

2:40:56 - Echelon Front transition.

2:52:54 - Green M&Ms, 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 

3:09:28 - Closing Thoughts and Gratitude. 

 

68: Inauthentic Extreme Ownership, Excessive Self-Blaming, The Grammar Nazi, Loyalty in Marriage and Service, Jiu Jitsu VS Boxing for 7 y/o, Artificial Intelligence Soldiers.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:04:56 - Working out EVERY DAY?

0:27:31 - What's better for a 7 y/o boy?  Boxing, or Jiu Jitsu?  And Why?

0:37:12 - How to prepare for Podcasts.  Focus for Max Benefit. 

0:46:30 - Inauthentic Extreme Ownership and Excessive Self-Blaming.

0:54:04 - Why Literature is good degree to pursue, and the importance of Language. 

1:07:00 - Future Robots Soldiers in the Future.  The Threat Artificial Intelligence.  

1:12:56 - Effectiveness of Jocko's Favorite Submission Holds (Jiu Jitsu).

1:15:04 - Dealing with Push-Back from your team early in the plan.

1:22:28 - Opinions on leadership training West Point and other service Academies.

1:27:39 - Advantages and disadvantages of body types in Special Operations Forces.

1:30:26 - Dealing with emotions and being "hangry" when fasting.

1:44:16 - Difficulty learning Jiu Jitsu VS learning Wrestling.

2:05:42 - Loyalty in marriage to another Service Member.  Loyalty to service vs. loyalty at home.

2:15:43 - Specific places and times to reflect on fallen comrades.

 2:22:17 - 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 

2:44:45 - Closing Gratitude. 

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

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