Extreme Ownership
A review of

Extreme Ownership

How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

Discipline and Humility

by David Meyer

Best-selling authors and former US Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin relate illustrative war stories and link them to crucial business issues: Own ’em, prioritize ’em, find solutions, fix ’em.

Former US Navy SEAL officers and New York Times number one best-selling authors Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served in the Iraq War and fought in the 2006 Battle of Ramadi in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, an outstanding special operations unit.

The two officers created and led leadership training for the US Navy special forces, the SEALs, and later opened Echelon Front, a leadership consultancy. Their combat record is exemplary, and they fought in some of the war’s toughest battles. Willink held higher rank than Babin, but their communication, commitment and willingness to examine the efficacy of their actions created a lasting bond.

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    A. 7 years ago
    Yet another business book written by an ex-military person. The lessons are all the same -- if you've read one, you've read them all. Same deal with famous ex-sports coaches. Team work. Keep the end in mind. Never give up. Blah, blah, blah.
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      3 years ago
      This is a great leadership book written by men who successfully led men through dangerous combat. I think the assumption should be that they know a lot more about leadership than you do... and you have a lot to learn. I have read the book and this summary and didn't find any "blah blah blah".