John Gretton “Jocko” Willink is a retired US Navy SEAL officer, highly rated podcast host, established author and CEO of management consulting firm, Echelon Front.
On this episode of the Defence Connect podcast with host Phil Tarrant, Jocko breaks down his philosophy of extreme ownership, explaining how he applies leadership strategies from the military to improve the businesses with which he consults.
Jocko delves into the primary indicators for leadership success, outlines the common mistakes that businesses make in developing leadership capabilities, and reveals the only personality trait that would prevent someone from becoming a good leader.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 188: PODCAST: ‘Deftech’ and the counter-drone industry – Oleg Vornik, DroneShield
Episode 187: PODCAST: Leveraging Indigenous talent in the defence workforce – Craig Williams, Navantia Australia, and Brendan Dumbrell and Hayden Surrao, JLB-Yaran
Episode 186: PODCAST: Interconnectivity between Navy services and the defence industry – Greg Laxton, Fleet Support Unit Australia
Episode 185: PODCAST: Embracing storytelling into your day-to-day life as a professional in defence industry – Chris Huet, Understood Consulting Services
Episode 184: PODCAST: Strengthening Australia’s defence capability – Sir Roger Carr, BAE Systems
Episode 182: PODCAST: Supporting the defence workforce – Richard Price, Defence SA
Episode 181: PODCAST: Priorities for the defence industry – Matt Keogh, shadow defence industry minister
Episode 180: PODCAST: The need for a national security strategy – Senator Jim Molan
Episode 179: PODCAST: Maintaining intellectual advantage within the cyber defence space - Matthew Wilson, Penten
Episode 178: PODCAST: The 15-year evolution of the Bushmaster – Paul Feighan, Thales