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 199: Working towards a fully sustainable AQS-24B – Gene Cumm, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Episode 198: Next generation tactical watercraft – Darren Schuback and Ryan Carmichael, The Whiskey Project
Episode 197: INSIGHT: Australia’s relationship with China – Andrew Hastie MP
Episode 196: PODCAST: The art of effective negotiation – Simon Kelland, Scotwork
Episode 195: PODCAST: ‘Until we have a reasonable parity, it’s not business as usual’ – Jennifer Wittwer
Episode 194: INSIGHT: National resilience – John Blackburn AO, Institute for Integrated Economic Research – Australia
Episode 193: PODCAST: The Useful Belief philosophy – Chris Helder
Episode 192: PODCAST: Transitioning from uniform into corporate life – Matthew Williams, Babcock Australia & New Zealand
Episode 191: PODCAST: Supporting Australian export strategies – Roland Stephens, Australian Trade and Investment Commission
Episode 190: PODCAST: Operating a growing defence SME – Warren Levin, Sydney City Marine