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Extreme ownership : how U.S. Navy SEALs lead and win / Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.

Willink, Jocko. (Author).
Book Book ([2015])
Description: xvii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2015]
7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
4 current holds with 7 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781250067050 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1250067057 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: Leadership: The single most important factor -- Part I: Winning the war within -- 1. Extreme ownership -- 2. No bad teams, only bad leaders -- 3. Believe -- 4. Check the ego -- Part II: Laws of combat -- 5. Cover and move -- 6. Simple -- 7. Prioritize and execute -- 8. Decentralized command -- Part III: Sustaining victory -- 9. Plan -- 10. Leading up and down the chain of command -- 11. Decisiveness amid uncertainty -- 12. Discipline equals freedom: The dichotomy of leadership.
Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Through difficult months of sustained combat, Jocko, Leif and their SEAL brothers learned that leadership -- at every level -- is the most important thing on the battlefield. They started Echelon Front to teach these same leadership principles to companies across industries throughout the business world that want to build their own high-performance, winning teams. This book explains the SEAL leadership concepts crucial to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat and how to apply them to any group, team, or organization. It provides the reader with Jocko and Leif's formula for success: the mindset and guiding principles that enable SEAL combat units to achieve extraordinary results. It demonstrates how to apply these directly to business and life to likewise achieve victory.
Willink and Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life. With their SEAL brothers, they learned that leadership-- at every level-- is the most important thing on the battlefield. Here they provide the reader with their formula for success: the mindset and guiding principles that enable SEAL combat units to achieve extraordinary results. It demonstrates how to apply these directly to business and life to likewise achieve victory.
Authors: Babin, Leif. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: How U.S. Navy SEALs lead and win
Citation: Willink, Jocko. "Extreme ownership : how U.S. Navy SEALs lead and win." New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.

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