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16. Navy SEAL Jocko Willink - Best-selling author, podcaster, entrepreneur, and leadership expert

April 6, 2021

What is the best way to lead? Do you learn from a bad leader? Join retired LCDR Jocko Willink, a former SEAL, New York Times best-selling author and entrepreneur, with Senior Enlisted Leader CMSgt Greg Smith and Green Beret SGM Matt Parrish as they discuss leadership perspectives. A veteran of SEAL Teams ONE, TWO and THREE, his operational experience includes participation in the seizure of the Russian tanker Volga-Neft-147 in the Gulf of Oman when the tanker was in violation of a U.N. economic embargo and commanding Task Unit Bruiser conducting operations in the Iraqi city of Ramadi in 2006.

Listen to Jocko explain how his outlook on leadership was impacted by a leader he calls “Delta Charlie” and how extreme ownership is the foundation of good top-down leadership. Jocko’s leadership style is based on building relationships, asking good questions, being humble and empowering people. He talks about how he used these principles during combat operations in Ramadi. We know you’ll enjoy hearing this compelling conversation from this charismatic and inspirational leader.

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