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Retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink and Director, Echo Charles discuss discipline and leadership in business, war, relationships and everyday life.


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Retired Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink and Director, Echo Charles discuss discipline and leadership in business, war, relationships and everyday life.




405: All on The Field and None in The Tank. Battles, Bullets, and Lessons with Ret. Navy SEAL, Jimmy May.

>Join Jocko Underground< Retired Navy SEAL, Jimmy May discusses The Battle of Ramadi, and his SEAL career. Also his Non Profit, Beyond The Brotherhood. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: This Is Stupid and It Doesn't Matter | Flipping Over The Chess Board

Flipping over the Chess Board. Sour Grapes. Finishing what you started when you're so close to the goal. Keeping a secret for your boss about spying on your colleagues. Coworker still rubbing me the wrong way even after I took extreme ownership. Where does Jocko stand on Alcohol now days? Where does motivation come from? Support this podcast at —


404: On The Path, Doing the Right Things For The Right Reasons. With Navy SEAL Officer, Sean Glass

>Join Jocko Underground< Sean Glass is a former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, combat leader, and now a leadership instructor with Echelon Front. Sean spent 13 years in the SEAL Teams with three combat deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Eastern Africa. He led five SEAL platoons in Iraq against Islamic State forces during some of the most dynamic and demanding environments where he saw first-hand the power of leadership on the battlefield. Sean returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams where he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders. Sean left active duty in 2019 and became the Chief Operating Officer of a successful venture capital backed construction technology startup, where he helped scale the company’s growth and established a highly successful decentralized, team-first culture. Sean then joined Echelon Front where he serves as a leadership instructor, bringing unique front-line perspective that blends tactical and executive leadership experience from the military and business environments to help build high performance, winning teams that thrive in ambiguous, adverse conditions. Support this podcast at —


403: The Office, Art, Idiocy, and Other Tales. With Actor, Writer, Producer, Rainn Wilson

RAINN WILSON is a NY Times Bestselling author and three-time Emmy nominated actor best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office. Besides his many other comedic and dramatic roles on stage and screen, he is the co-founder of the media company SoulPancake and host of the docuseries “Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss” on Peacock. Rainn is the author of the NY Time Bestseller Soul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution, The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy, as well as the coauthor of SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions, a New York Times bestseller. He lives in California with a lot of animals, his wife and son. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: Is Comparison Really The Thief Of Joy? |

How to stay disciplined with a busy schedule and avoid burnout. Drama in the business bringing everybody down. What to do. Best way to stay on The Path with a significant injury. Needing a mental rest, but life is too hectic and I can't slow down. How to keep from falling asleep unwanted. Support this podcast at —


402: Discipline, Dedication, Hard Work, and Winning. With 3x NCAA Wrestling Champion and UFC Fighter, Bo Nickal

Bo Nickal is an American professional mixed martial artist, former freestyle and graduated folkstyle wrestler who currently competes in the UFC middleweight division. In freestyle wrestling, he claimed the 2019 U23 World Championship and the US Open National championship, and was a finalist at the 2020 US Olympic Team Trials and a Final X contestant in 2019. As a collegiate wrestler, Nickal was a three-time NCAA Division I National Champion (finalist in 2016) and a three-time Big Ten Conference champion out of Pennsylvania State University. Considered one of the most accomplished Nittany Lions of all-time, Nickal earned the 2019 Dan Hodge Trophy as the nation's most outstanding collegiate wrestler, was a two-time Schalles Award winner as the nation's best pinner and was also named the 2019 Big Ten Athlete of the Year. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: A Tendency to Do Nothing or Remain Unchanged

>Join Jocko Underground< A Tendency to Do Nothing or Remain Unchanged. Inertia. Starting Jiu Jitsu with Knee injuries. Feeling beat down, hurt, bruised ego, and no motivation. Jiu Jitsu? Or Krav Maga? Should you be more social? Would it improve your life? Overcome self-sabotage. Support this podcast at —


401: Am I as Committed As I Should Be? "SOG Codename, Dynamite", with Dick Thompson.

>Join Jocko Underground< CEO, HPS, Inc., Speaker, Author, Psychologist, Mensa | Special Forces Operator, Airborne, Ranger, MACV-SOG 1-0 | Ironman, Army Veteran, LTC (Retired) Support this podcast at —


400: Humble Yourself, Work, Strive, and Do It Again. "Transformed", with Remi Adeleke.

>Join Jocko Underground< Remi Adeleke is the author of the acclaimed memoir Transformed. He was born in western Africa. Following his father’s death, his mother, brother, and he relocated permanently to the Bronx in New York City. After years of making regrettable decisions, Remi joined the Navy in 2002 and later became a Navy SEAL Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: You Either Talk About it.. Or You BE About it.

.Talking about it.. VS. Being About it. How to teach kids appreciation in life. Can't figure out why my colleague doesn't seem to like me. Should you take it easy in Jiu Jitsu training if you're physically superior? Building trust in the Police force, along with accountability. Rectifying a wrong professional decision. Getting onto a better path. Support this podcast at —


399: Live With The Confidence of a Black Belt, Learn With The Humility of a White Belt. With Rener Gracie

Rener Gracie is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) black belt instructor, coach and entrepreneur. One of the most recognizable figures in modern Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He is a well-known and popular coach who has helped develop some top UFC competitors and has also trained celebrities. As co-owner and head instructor at the Gracie University of jiu-jitsu headquartered in Torrance, California Gracie is known for his initiatives training Police officers in jiu-jitsu based self-defense and his advocacy calling for a nationwide police reform. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: Can you REALLY Learn Something From Anyone?

Is it true that everyone around you has something to teach? Can you forgive a child molester if he feels remorse? Does my size matter in joining a fighting force? What if you don't want to accept a promotion? I think I'm weak, but I still want to be a high-speed operator. Support this podcast at —


398: Storming into Conflict Zones and Protecting People. W/ Former Navy Seal, Ephraim Mattos.

Ephraim Mattos is the founder of Stronghold Rescue & Relief, a non-profit organization that protects and cares for families in conflict zones. He is a former Navy SEAL, and the author of “City of Death: Humanitarian Warriors in the Battle of Mosul”. You can support Stronghold’s mission at . Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: Don't Confuse Your Thoughts for Your Feelings

Don't Confuse Your Thoughts for Your Feelings Financially improving as a single parent. Improving relationships when you're on The Spectrum. How to network with good people. Getting over past trauma to excel in life. Being more concise to improve being the leader. Support this podcast at —


397: Your Body Is Not a Rental Car. With Dr. Matthew Provencher, Naval Special Warfare Doctor

>Join Jocko Underground< Dr. Matthew Provencher is one of the nation’s leading orthopedic surgeons specializing in the surgical treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to the knee and shoulder. Captain Matthew T. Provencher, MD MBA MC USNR (Ret.), a native of Barrington, New Hampshire attended Oyster River High School in Durham, New Hampshire and then the United States Naval Academy, where he was appointed the Deputy Brigade Commander (Second in command), graduated with Distinction (Highest Honors) with a Major in Electrical Engineering, and was designated as Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Graduate. He was also inducted into Phi Kappa Phi (The National Honor Society), Tau Beta Pi (The National Engineering Honor Society), and Sigma Pi Sigma (The National Physics Honor Society). During his undergraduate years, Dr. Provencher was also a 4-year varsity oarsman and First-Team All-American at Navy and named Most Valuable Oarsman. He completed his medical education at Dartmouth Medical School where he graduated with Honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: The Protocol In Your Head Is Probably Wrong

Having the correct protocol for dealing with stressers. Doing good but unfulfilled as a young man. How to recover from making a terrible impression. Follow the money? Or follow the passion? Dealing with an environment full of gossip. How to raise your kids to be confident and self-assured. Support this podcast at —


396: Leadership in The Marines, Google, Facebook and CrossFit. With Don Faul

Don Faul, a former U.S. Marine Corps platoon commander and accomplished executive with more than eight years of CrossFit experience, is stepping into the role as the company’s new CEO. Prior to accepting this position, Faul held key operational roles at growth-oriented consumer technology companies, including Pinterest, Meta, and Google. Support this podcast at —


Jocko Underground: NO COMPROMISE | & Some Gun Law Stuff

"No Compromise" Should you start Jiu Jitsu at 47 if you have a goal to get a black belt. What about Metallica? What would you need to go to war by yourself? How to prepare for a career as a corrections officer. What to do if a girl is a really good catch and is really into you, but you're not as into her. Support this podcast at —


395: Building a Powerful Culture Around Your Organization. With Leif Babin

Jocko and Leif recount lessons to help build a powerful culture around an organization or group. Support this podcast at —


394: Lessons from the Stoics. Discipline, Leadership, Life. With Ryan Holiday.

>Join Jocko UNDERGROUND< Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; Conspiracy and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and has appeared everywhere from the New York Times to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as multiplatinum musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. Support this podcast at —