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76: Knowing Darkness, 6 Years a POW at The Hanoi Hilton, to See The Light and Good in Life. With Capt. Charlie Plumb


0:00:00 – Opening.

0:03:59 – Intro to Capt. Charlie Plumb. “I’m No Hero” (book)

0:16:43 – Vietnam War and Flight Training.

0:29:15 – Deployment to Vietnam.

0:44:14 – Shot Down.

0:59:07 – The Hanoi Hilton.

2:26:35 – Release from The Hanoi Hilton.

2:30:44 – Life after Imprisonment.

2:38:40 – Reflections and Lessons Learned.

3:01:06 – 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 Muster 003.

3:12:25 – Closing Gratitude.

75: Guidelines for Leadership are Honesty, Dependability, Discipline and Fairness. “Conversations w/ Dick Winters”


0:00:00 – Opening

0:03:19 – “Conversations With Dick Winters”, by Dick Winters.

0:06:26 – Dick Winters’s take on detaching the situation for a beneficial and accurate overview.

0:13:12 – Leadership: Discipline.

0:23:16 – Leadership: Honesty, Dependability, Fairness, and Presence.

1:443:49 – Understanding Others.

1:52:05 – Take-aways from Dick Winters.

2:00:47 – Closing: Life can be hard and beautiful.

2:19:16 – 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 Muster 003.

2:56:55 – Closing Gratitude.

74: Hard Times, Violence, Death, Darkness, The Cro-Mags, & Redemption. Hardcore Life w/ Harley Flanagan.


0:00:00 – Opening

0:12:06 – Crazy from the start.

0:17:39 – Introduction to Music.

0:30:17 – New York Life.

0:40:54 – The Hard Core Scene.

0:48:09 – Skin Heads and Drugs.

0:57:51 – More trouble in New York.

1:12:16 – The Cro-Mags.

1:34:23 – Sinking deep into Darkness.

1:45:43 – Bouncing back.  Jiu Jitsu, etc.

1:55:36 – The Break Up.

2:06:11 – Focusing on Family.

2:16:45 – Another Violent Incident.

2:24:51 – Finding the Good.

2:36:44 – Losing Mother.

2:42:45 – Final Thoughts.

2:49:11 – 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 Muster 003.

3:23:45 – Closing Gratitude.

73: Confronting Abuse of Authority, Overcome Over-reacting, Tips for a New Leader, Alternatives to Firing Someone.


0:00:00 – Opening

0:00:44 – How to never over react to situations.

0:08:41 – How to handle being a NEW leader standing in front of your NEW team.

0:13:57 – How long to get the (BJJ) Blue Belt?

0:28:56 – Managing people who out-perform you–Best Approach.

0:34:32 – Effectively lead a team who’s members’ goal is only to be “THE BOSS.”

0:45:59 – Lessons learned from 70+ episodes of JOCKO PODCAST.

1:07:11 – How can Jiu Jitsu reduce fear in life?

1:19:26 – Navigating Jiu Jitsu with nagging injuries or being injury prone.

1:29:10 – Capitalizing on a team member NOT being a team player.

1:35:37 – Confronting abuse of authority.

1:48:10 – Dealing with situations where you can’t fire someone due to unions.

1:51:52 – Taking “Ego is the enemy” too far?

2:00:48 – What to do when you’re over worked and coming up short.\

2:04:10 –  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.

2:30:30 – Final Gratitude

 

 

 

72: Losing a Son To War, True Honor and Leadership That Applies to Real Life, w/ Col. Tom Manion


0:00:00 – Opening

0:09:04 – Col. Tom Manion.

0:09:46 – About Travis Manion. Early Years/Naval Academy/etc.

0:32:04 – Travis After Graduation and Military Service.

0:45:36 – Fallujah.

1:25:01 – Travis’s Final Fire Fight.

1:52:54 – Aftermath and Brendan Looney’s Journey.

2:09:11 – Brendan’s Last Operation.

2:12:02 – Aftermath.  What We Can Learn.  What We Can Do. TravisManion.org

2:23:52 – 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 , The Travis Manion Foundation

2:39:33 – Final Thoughts.  A letter about Travis.

2:49:23 – Closing Gratitude.

71: Heroes are not Perfect. Never Judge. The Will to Overcome REAL Hardship: “A Helmet for my Pillow” by Robert Leckie

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:14 – “A Helmet for my Pillow” by Robert Leckie

0:07:49 – Stripped Down to Nothing in Boot Camp.  Surrender and Discipline.

0:18:53 – Advanced Training.

0:28:48 – Guadalcanal: Time to Fight.

1:07:38 – After the Battle: R&R, Partying, and Getting in Trouble.

1:23:05 – Assault on New Britain.

1:39:46 – Physical Complications and Conditions.

1:52:03 – Medical treatment / Don’t Judge The Intellect of a Man by his Job.

2:00:17 – Back to Fighting – Peleliu.

2:21:18 – Battle was Won, but with Great Sacrifice.

2:26:00 – Take-away: Who are we to Judge?

2:34:57 – 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

3:11:01 – Closing Gratitude.

70: Overcoming Unspeakable Darkness. Protecting Children. How to Support a Military Spouse. Living a GOOD Life. With Iris Gardner

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:32 – Intro to Iris Gardner.

0:23:40 – Sexual Assault–First incident as a child.

0:39:59 – Tips to prevent abuse.  Why it’s hard to come forward.

0:51:16 – Iris growing up with her abuser.

1:01:24 – Resulting relationships, the wrong path, and more Darkness.

1:13:11 – Bouncing back.  The beginning.

1:26:50 – Being a Military Wife – Emotional Independence, and tips to be have a successful relationship.

1:47:12 – How to Live a Happy Life after Abuse.

1:57:00 – Jocko’s letter to his daughter.  Appreciate your mother.

2:13:30 – 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

2:40:28 – Closing Gratitude.

 

 

 
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69: The Real Top Gun. Battlefield, Work, and Life are Identical. With Elite Marine Fighter Pilot, David Berke.

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0:00:00 – Opening.

0:09:45 – Intro to Dave Berke.

0:21:11 – Officer Candidate School.

0:27:39 – Southern Watch.

0:31:01 – Top Gun selection.

0:38:49 – September 11th

0:45:08 – Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda.

0:47:33 – Training Officer at Top Gun.

1:08:27 – Forward Air Controller (FAC) Tour.

1:26:43 – Ramadi.

2:14:41 – Home Coming.  Relationship. Pentagon. F-22 and F-35.

2:40:56 – Echelon Front transition.

2:52:54 – Green M&Ms, 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

3:09:28 – Closing Thoughts and Gratitude.

68: Inauthentic Extreme Ownership, Excessive Self-Blaming, The Grammar Nazi, Loyalty in Marriage and Service, Jiu Jitsu VS Boxing for 7 y/o, Artificial Intelligence Soldiers.

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:56 – Working out EVERY DAY?

0:27:31 – What’s better for a 7 y/o boy?  Boxing, or Jiu Jitsu?  And Why?

0:37:12 – How to prepare for Podcasts.  Focus for Max Benefit.

0:46:30 – Inauthentic Extreme Ownership and Excessive Self-Blaming.

0:54:04 – Why Literature is good degree to pursue, and the importance of Language.

1:07:00 – Future Robots Soldiers in the Future.  The Threat Artificial Intelligence.

1:12:56 – Effectiveness of Jocko’s Favorite Submission Holds (Jiu Jitsu).

1:15:04 – Dealing with Push-Back from your team early in the plan.

1:22:28 – Opinions on leadership training West Point and other service Academies.

1:27:39 – Advantages and disadvantages of body types in Special Operations Forces.

1:30:26 – Dealing with emotions and being “hangry” when fasting.

1:44:16 – Difficulty learning Jiu Jitsu VS learning Wrestling.

2:05:42 – Loyalty in marriage to another Service Member.  Loyalty to service vs. loyalty at home.

2:15:43 – Specific places and times to reflect on fallen comrades.

2:22:17 – 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

2:44:45 – Closing Gratitude.