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66: Gen. HR McMaster’s Tactical/Strategic Lessons Learned from his War Fighting Experience. Liars, Defending Bad Leaders, Jiu Jitsu Strength, & Dealing w/ The Grind

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0:00:00 – Opening/Gen. HR McMaster’s account in the First Gulf War.  The Battle of 73 Easting.  Tactical & Strategic lessons learned.

0:57:23 – The 4 Fallacies of Warfare.

1:24:50 – QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from the interwebs.

1:24:56 – Should you defend bad leaders to your men?

1:40:05 – How to avoid taking things too personally.

1:51:51 – Using too much strength in Jiu Jitsu.  Training for better technique.

2:01:54 – What to do when someone lies, betrays trust, or “destroys” you.

2:15:12 – Direct Attack and Indirect Attack strategies.

2:17:21 – Dealing with the Daily Grind Struggle.

2:27:49 – Suggestions on how to actually employ Extreme Ownership and Discipline.

2:30:42 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:58:04 – Closing Gratitude

 

65: What to Carry to Be Prepared for Battle and Life: With Leif Babin

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0:00:00 – Opening “The Things They Carried”, by Tim O’Brien.

0:05:30 – Weapons & Equipment we carried in Ramadi.

0:1230 – A hard lesson with Over-packing Equipment for Patrol.

0:28:04 – Training for adversity.

0:39:57 – How Adversity Training Payed off in Ramadi.

0:47:12 – Heat, Stink, and Moon Dust in Ramadi.

1:03:16 – The Strain of Being in Battle: Physical and Mental.

1:23:57 – How Complacency can Creep in And Kill.

1:36:50 – Reflecting on The Muster 001, and Thoughts on Upcoming Muster 002.

1:50:38 – 1:40:13 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:22:18 – Closing Gratitude
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64: The Value and Cost of Real Freedom. “A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid”, With Andy Stumpf

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0:00:00 – Opening: “A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid”

0:08:48 – Intro to Andy Stumpf

0:18:04 – New Guy at the SEAL Teams

0:22:18 – Deployments

0:26:38 – September 11th / Learning through experience.

0:40:49 – Iraq, Afghanistan, and Getting shot.

1:00:12 – Recovered and Getting Back After it.

1:23:02 – Andy’s Retirement and Life after the Teams.  SEAL Foundation, Base Jumping.

1:40:13 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

1:51:59 – Closing Gratitude

63: Through The Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam, with Colonel William Reeder, US Army Pilot, Vietnam POW

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:05:46 – Intro to Bill Reeder “Through The Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam”

0:09:35 – First Tour in Vietnam

0:15:23 – Second Tour in Vietnam

0:35:23 – The Crash

0:49:55 – The Capture

2:10:10 – Freedom from Capture

2:19:04 – Aftermath and the Take-Away

2:33:14 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:39:09 – Closing Gratitude

62: Battle Studies: Applying Ancient Combat Knowledge of Human Nature to Modern Leadership and Life

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:09:35 – “Battle Studies”, a work by Ardand Du Picq. Discipline, preparedness, stress.  Comparisons with Ancient Battle tactics.

2:09:21 – Closing and Final Take-aways.

2:15:50 – Support, Workout stuff. Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:51:09 – Closing Gratitude.

61: Confronting People Who’ve Been Talking Behind Your Back. How to Deal with Anger Management Issues. Be Careful With Praise.

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:01:35 – How to Deal With Anger Management Issues.

0:10:35 – Is it possible to exhibit too much Extreme Ownership?

0:17:57 – Jocko Spars Jiu Jitsu with Rickson Gracie

0:39:02 – In a NEW Leadership role, When to use Firmness right away VS. When NOT to.

0:45:10 – How Praise can hurt performance VS How it can help performance.

0:53:42 – How to Detach without Seeming Completely Cold.

0:59:36 – Discipline in one Area does NOT Make up for Slack in Other Areas

1:07:51 – How to Confront someone who has been talking behind your back.

1:11:43 – Support: Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

1:49:35 – Closing Gratitude.

60: The Importance of Standing Up Against Evil, and its Heavy Cost. “The Rape of Nanking”

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:14:06 – “The Rape of Nanking” (Unspeakable Darkness)

1:15:21 – “The Woman Who Could Not Forget” by, Dr. Ying Ying Chang

1:58:25 – Lessons from the books.  Your Reality VS. Actual Reality.

2:12:01 – How to Get in the GAME. Support Stuff. Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Jocko’s Kids Book–Way of the Warrior Kid,  Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:33:07 – Closing Gratitude.

59: Valuable & Applicable Lessons from Battle that Apply Directly to Your Life, w/ Brian Stann

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Brian Stann, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, awarded the Silver Star, the nation’s third-highest award for valor in combat.  Retired UFC Fighter. UFC Commentator

0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:25 – Brian Stann Intro and Background

0:11:52 – Importance of Standards and Discipline

0:21:56 – The Leadership Factory: What makes a good leader vs bad leader.

0:38:45 – Brian Stann Enters the Marine Corps

0:48:10 – Brian Stann’s Entry To Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

0:54:00 – Combat Life

1:30:21 – The Burden of The Leader

1:44:34 – More Ops in Iraq

1:59:48 – Brian Stann Goes into Professional MMA & The UFC

2:18:55 – Hire Heroes USA – Jobs Program for Vets (hireheroesusa.org)

2:21:27 – The Guardian Project – Martial Arts for At Risk Youth (GuardianGym.org)

2:26:52 – Closing Questions and Thoughts

2:27:57 – Support: Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:39:09 – Closing Gratitude

58: Overcoming Regrets of a Wasted Life, How to Maximize Morale, Aligning Goals Up the Chain

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0:00:00 – Opening: “How to Tell a Mother Her Child is Dead”, by Naomi Rosenberg

0:15:17 – John R.M. Byrnes Letter to his Daughter

0:49:49 – Overcoming regrets of wasted time/life.

0:57:51 – Maximizing Employee/Team morale after firing a popular supervisor.

1:03:59 – How to capitalize with a substandard supervisor.

1:12:57 – Step-by-step Learning VS Creative Learning, in Jiu Jitsu and Life.

1:31:53 – Goals Not Aligning up the Chain of Command.

1:37:48 – Jocko’s Next book Very soon.

1:46:14 – Cool Support, Onnit, Jocko Store, Psych Warfare, Jocko Tea stuff. Extreme Ownership Muster 002. Youtube.

1:57:41 – Closing Gratitude.