Episode 109 - Jocko Willink



is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer , co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Jocko spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL of . As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War. Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battle field. Jocko is the recipient of the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards.

pon retiring from the Navy, Jocko co-founded Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company, where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battle eld to help others lead and win. Jocko has also the authored of Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual, a New York Times Bestseller, and the best selling children’s books, The Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Way of the Warrior Kid: Marc’s Mission.

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Jocko's Books:

Extreme Ownership - Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Discipline Equals Freedom - Jocko Willink

Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy SEAL Way - Jocko Willink

Marc's Mission: Way of the Warrior Kid (A Novel) - Jocko Willink

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