531 - The Secret to Being an Effective Leader: Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink Shares How He Translates Military Leadership to Business Leadership

Jocko Willink is a NAVY Seal turned leadership coach. He says leadership is “the most complex of all human endeavors.” Because leadership is not just one skill. It’s a combination of hundreds: management, decision making, team building, teaching, disciplining, training... the list goes on. So he wrote a field manual. In this episode, we dig deep into what it looks like to translate military leadership skills into successful business skills.

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