Jocko Podcast

Jocko Podcast

United States

Leadership and Ownership

Episodes

86: How to Develop "Man Skills". Thoughts on Online Jiu Jitsu Training. Install Pride Into a Team. Shifting Your Mindset from Individual to Leader.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:04:52 - How to hold workout discipline when you have a hard physical job and kids, facing burn-out.

0:20:00 - How to install pride into a team/battalion/individual.

0:23:51 - How to develop "man skills" in an intellectual environment.

0:42:17 - Should you always be detached?

0:47:53 - Thoughts on The Gracie Academy online school and other Online Jiu Jitsu training.

0:55:06 - What to do when you have an egomaniac boss but you seek to LEAD.

1:02:34 - How to shift your mindset from individual contributor to manager.

1:14:25 - Why have Jiu Jitsu belts/ranking if they are not to be strived for?

1:33:57 - How to step into a manager role when everyone else has more experience than you.

1:40:49 - Training tips for LEO and Security Forces.  And should we attack insurgents?  Or the ideology itself?

1:46:47 - Is it unrealistic to train Jiu Jitsu with many many past and existing injuries?

1:58:53 - How to successfully deal with suicidal thoughts.

2:08:25 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes)Extreme Ownership (book)The Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual. Origin BrandOrigin Jiu Jitsu Immersion Camp.  Origin Brand

2:31:33 - Closing Gratitude. 

 

85: Rationalizing Evil Deeds. Burden of Choice. Following Immoral Orders. "Ordinary Men"  

"Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland", by Christopher R. Browning.

0:00:00 - Opening 

0:06:39 - Ordinary Men", Christopher R. Browning 

0:24:52 - Executioners come in many forms.

0:34:55 - Cowards and Rationalization.

0:53:00 - The burden of choice.

1:22:34 - Why/How can men behave this way?

1:54:12 - Take-Aways

2:18:51 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes)Extreme Ownership (book)The Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual. Origin Jiu Jitsu Immersion Camp.  Origin Brand

2:41:25 - Closing Gratitude.

84: Importance of Trust, Discipline, and Creativity in Leadership. "18 Platoon."  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:02:56 - "18 Platoon" by Sydney Jary.  Trust, Discipline, and Creativity in Leadership

2:30:58 - Take-aways and lessons learned.

2:51:11 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes)Extreme Ownership (book)The Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual. 

3:18:25 - Closing Gratitude.

83: Your Children Are Watching You. How to Stop Making Excuses. Gaining Credibility Once It's Lost. Bad Bosses. Warrior Mentality While Getting Dumped.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:14 - A letter from a soldier to his sons from a fox hole in Iwo Jima.

0:09:54 - A letter from a mother to her daughter before her execution in Czechoslovakia. 

0:53:29 - Recommended strength and conditioning for BJJ. 

1:08:46 - Can you gain credibility back once you've lost it?

1:16:22 - How to lead a team dealing with the loss of a member to suicide.

1:24:14 - How to manage a team with a bad boss without creating division in the team.

1:30:51 - What is the "warrior mentality" when dealing with getting dumped by a significant other.

1:41:11 - False Motivation VS Authentic Leadership.

2:01:25 - How to stop making excuses if you are a  "chronic excuse maker". 

2:05:02 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes)Extreme Ownership (book)The Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual. 

2:29:26 - Closing Gratitude.

 

82: Struggles Lift You Up. UFOs, PEDs and HGH. Fitness Advice & Tips. Martial Arts. Motivation to Have Discipline.  

0:00:00 - Opening

0:08:25 - "And We Go On", by Will R. Bird. 

0:22:27 - "A Rumor of War", by Philip Caputo 

0:38:07 - "China Marine", by E.B. Sledge 

1:0117 - Lessons learned from these books.

1:20:45 - Quick Questions from Interwebs.

1:25:08 - Swimming and/or running for Jiu Jitsu conditioning?

1:33:42 - Advice for shoulder and/or Pec injury recovery regarding bench press.

1:41:16 - Meal Prep?  Or Wing it?

1:42:32 - Best Striking Training?

1:50:36 - Do you take Creatine?

1:52:05 - Have you ever surfed in Europe?

1:52:37 - Getting in Shape with a BAD back.

 2:00:34 - Thoughts on PEDs or HGH.

2:02:35 - Thoughts on UFO/Aliens?

2:08:31 - How to encourage a sense of urgency.

 2:12:02 - Best Martial Arts training if Jiu Jitsu is not local (70+ miles away)

2:19:01 - How to get "The Desire" to have Discipline.

223:52 - Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes)Extreme Ownership (book)The Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual. 

2:44:24 - Closing Gratitude.

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. 

 

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