Extreme Ownership

How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

This week’s book review is Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.

Willink and Babin have earned their leadership stripes in some of the toughest environments known to mankind – as SEAL team leaders under combat conditions in Ramadi, Iraq. These guys definitely have what it takes and know what true leadership is all about. After leaving active service Willink and Babin started their own business consultancy called Echelon Front where they apply their leadership expertise into the business world. Extreme Ownership summarizes their leadership experience and knowledge and how it can be applied to the business world.

My takeaway from this book is the 12 Leadership Principles summarized briefly below: