“Extreme Ownership- How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win” is a book that gives readers a peek into the minds of the world’s top leaders. Authors Jocko Willink and Leif Babin have created an extraordinary book to help readers discover their own leadership potential. This is a must-read for anyone who aspires to lead by example.
In this book, two former SEALs describe their experiences in the field and discuss how they learned to lead in challenging situations. The book highlights the importance of leadership, focusing on the importance of being responsible and making educated guesses. The authors also emphasize the importance of humility and the power of decision-making. The authors also highlight how important it is to make decisions even with limited information, so that you can remain focused and remain accountable.
The book is full of quotable leadership lines and solid advice on how to lead a team. This review will focus on three implications for leaders: the importance of extreme ownership, the power of vision, and the importance of teamwork. The authors acknowledge that they have a lot to learn and are human. However, they are adamant about the lessons they learned in their own mistakes.