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


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, 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.


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, 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"


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. OnnitJockoStore 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


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, 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


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.

57: STRATEGIKON: How to Apply Timeless Combat Leadership Lessons to the Battlefield, Business and Life


0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:33 - "Strategikon: Handbook of Byzantine Military Strategy", by Maurice

1:41:58 - Final Thoughts

1:49:13 - Interesting Internet stuff and support: Onnit, JockoStore, YouTube, Psychological Warfare(on iTunes), Jocko White Tea, Extreme Ownership (Book), The Muster 002.

2:18:51 - Closing Gratitude

56: Overcoming Stress, Sleep Deprivation, and The Darkness with Peter Attia


0:00:00 - Opening - "The Corner"

0:08:55 - Peter Attia Intro

0:11:03 - Beginnings Of Peter Attia.  From Mechanical Engineering & Math to Medicine.

0:20:02 - Johns Hopkins Hospital and turmoil.

0:27:24 - Addiction to Pain-killers

0:39:53 - Sleep Deprivation

0:52:03 - Desensitized to the horrors of the Hospital VS Emotional attachments to patients.

1:09:01 - Surprising Negatives and Positives about Human Nature.

1:16:36 - Peter Attia Self Reflection and Lessons learned.

1:30:21 - Frustration and Fighting the system.  Then leaving.

1:41:45 - Switching to Consulting

1:56:09 - Health, Nutrition and Lifestyle

2:20:34 - Final Thoughts

2:26:20 - Interesting Support stuff. Onnit Supplements,  Jocko Store, Psychological Warfare on iTunes.

2:37:09 - Jocko White Tea, Extreme Ownership Muster 002

2:42:57 - Final Gratitude and Closing

55: How to Eliminate Complacency with Age, Dealing w/ Hostile Drunk Idiots, Vets w/ Bad Behavior.


0:00:00 - Opening

0:01:00 - How Important is "Purpose", or your "Why"?

0:07:36 -  If you had to choose:  Jiu Jitsu Gym VS Regular Gym.

0:17:45 - Advice for An Encounter with a Hostile Drunk Idiot

0:35:19 - Leading the Command Staff to understand the Ground Troops

0:43:18 - More on How to Emotionally Detach from Heated Situations

0:49:28 - Dealing with Vets who use Vet Status to excuse bad behavior.

0:58:51 - Default Aggressive in Jiu Jitsu.  Streets, Competition, and Training

1:12:31 - Does Complacency come with Age?

1:16:06 - Interesting and Helpful:  Onnit, Jocko Store, Jocko White Tea, Muster 002

Christmas 1914


The story of the Christmas Truce of 1914