It’s Your Life, But Are You Sure You Really Own It?
By The Editors
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Willink’s book, “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win,” offers readers training to take absolute ownership (or “Extreme Ownership,” as he calls it) of their lives—meaning they cast no blame and make no excuses as leaders of a team on a mission.

It’s Your Life, But Are You Sure You Really Own It?
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Jocko was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and numerous other personal and unit awards during his career.

“This is why you treat people with respect. Because otherwise, you never know who you’re messing with.”

Jocko Willink, as commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the Ready First Brigade of the US 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, personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield.

Jocko was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and numerous other personal and unit awards during his career.

Willink’s book, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, offers readers training to take absolute ownership (or “Extreme Ownership,” as he calls it) of their lives—meaning they cast no blame, make no excuses and don’t allow their egos to damage essential relationships or derail important missions or teams so that they can fulfill their ultimate purpose, which is to lead and win.

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