79: How To Get People to Take Action. When to Skip the Chain of Command. Sacrificing Short-Term Health to Reach a Goal. What “GOOD” Can Come From a Sick Child?


0:00:00 – Opening

0:00:42 – How to Deploy Decentralized Command when your team changes very frequently.

0:07:28 – How to, and When to Skip the Chain of Command and go above your direct superior’s head.

0:34:20 – How Important is Longevity (a Long Life)?

0:43:20 – Should you sacrifice Health in the short term to reach work objectives?

1:00:42 – How to deal with family members with anger issues.

1:13:33 – How to get people to take action when they over-analyze and over-think.

1:18:41 – Handling a team member who takes “ALL” the responsibility but has sub-standard work.

1:39:40 – What “GOOD” can come from a sick child??

1:55:27 – Support, Cool OnnitJockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster 003.

2:17:55 – Closing Gratitude.

2 thoughts on “79: How To Get People to Take Action. When to Skip the Chain of Command. Sacrificing Short-Term Health to Reach a Goal. What “GOOD” Can Come From a Sick Child?”

  1. Jocko. I’m 16 and me and my 18 year old friend are getting prepared for navy seal training. What advice could you give us to help motivate us

    1. Jocko, I am a first time listener and I wanted to say thank you for posting these podcasts. I am always looking for good solid advice on how to improve myself as a person and as a leader. I look forward to listening to the rest of your podcasts and I look forward to hearing future ones.

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