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Extreme Ownership - Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

Extreme Ownership

Author Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

  • Published: 2015-10-20
  • Category: Management & Leadership
5 Stars
From 21 Customers Review
Price: $13.99


The #1 New York Times bestseller

Sent to the most violent battlefield in Iraq, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s SEAL task unit faced a seemingly impossible mission: help U.S. forces secure Ramadi, a city deemed “all but lost.” In gripping firsthand accounts of heroism, tragic loss, and hard-won victories in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, they learned that leadership—at every level—is the most important factor in whether a team succeeds or fails.Willink and Babin returned home from deployment and instituted SEAL leadership training that helped forge the next generation of SEAL leaders. After departing the SEAL Teams, they launched Echelon Front, a company that teaches these same leadership principles to businesses and organizations. From promising startups to Fortune 500 companies, Babin and Willink have helped scores of clients across a broad range of industries build their own high-performance teams and dominate their battlefields.

Now, detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team, family or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment.

A compelling narrative with powerful instruction and direct application, Extreme Ownership revolutionizes business management and challenges leaders everywhere to fulfill their ultimate purpose: lead and win.

Top Customer Reviews

  • Best Management Book I Have Ever Read

    From Alfa164L
    A great book that is well thought out and worth reading more than once. The structure is great and having examples from the corporate world alongside examples from the battlefield is powerful. Thank you Jocko and Leif.
  • Excellent

    From MisterBlue1972
    Some really excellent content on leadership that I expect will be highly useful to anyone managing a company or department. Great podcast too.
  • Couldn't be more inspired to do good work

    From Dcent007
    I found this book to be inspirational for life and business. What I like about this book is that Jocko and Leif layout principles, discuss how they used, or learned how to use this technique in the field. Then how they helped someone in business on how to apply the same principle. If Jocko and Leif can make it work under the most extreme circumstances we should be able to apply them to our own life.