XtremeOwnership Part 5

One VERY important aspect of XTREMEOWNERSHIP is LEAVING YOUR EGO OUTSIDE THE DOOR as my friend and co-founder of EST, the late Bill Thaw, use to say! Former Navy SEAL officers and trainers Jocko and Leif stress this in their … Continue reading

XtremeOwnership Part 4

In the previous post we learned that as a LEADER you have to take FULL responsibility of explaining the WHY of the mission to your team. Here is what Jocko Willink, co-author and former SEAL officer says in Extreme Ownership: … Continue reading

XtremeOwnership Part 2

In their Extreme Ownership former US Navy SEALS Jocko and Leif say that the second aspect of SEAL training demonstrates that there are NO BAD TEAMS ONLY BAD LEADERS! They give the example of two LEADERS of boat crews in … Continue reading

XtremeOwnership Part 1

Today I want to share about XTREMEOWNERSHIP as I learned from former US Navy SEAL officers Jocko Willink & Leif Babin. Both were officers and commanders at the worst urban combat and battle in SEAL history – Ramadi in Iraq. … Continue reading

Birds of A Feather…

You most likely can finish this time honored saying: FLOCK TOGETHER! This applies both POSITIVELY and NEGATIVELY. Let’s start with the NEGATIVE and I am going to give you an example from own experience. Remember in the last post we … Continue reading

NOT Walkin The Talk

I am sick and tired of dealing with the BS artists both on a personal and business level! America especially has become a Nation of BSers! Politicians do it. Companies do it. Advertisers do it. The news media does it. … Continue reading

Walden by Thoreau Part 6

1. “When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality. This is always exhilarating and sublime.” … Continue reading