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Jocko Podcast #2 – Q and A

Episode 2: Jocko Podcast #2 – With Echo Charles | “About Face” Book, Mental Toughness, New Years Resolutions Part 1 of this podcast is review of “About Face” Part 2 is the internet questions My son is 7 years old and I want to get him int Jiu Jitsu. What lessons has it thought you in life? https://youtu.be/02tq9USODe4?t=4643 It teaches…

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Jocko Podcast #1 – Q and A

NOTE: this isnt all the questions from each episode, just the ones I found really useful. Also, this is NOT a transcript word for word of what is said on the podcast. It is me cherry picking what I think is the useful information Episode 1 Jocko Podcast #1 – With Echo Charles | Leadership, Ownership, Mental Toughness   Why…

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Jocko Willink Podcast Q And A

I was going through some of the early Jocko Willink podcasts and realised there are some real gold nugets in the answers he gives to the fan questions. So I decided to document as a good exercise for myself and hopefully they will be of benefit to some other readers. NOTE: this isnt all the questions from each episode, just…

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Book Notes: How to Win Friends and Influence People

This one had been on my list to read for awhile as I had heard a lot recommendations for it. It had some good tidbits of information on improving your “people skills”. Below are a few of my notes from the book- Part 1: Fundamental Techniques in Handling People In technical lines, like engineering, about 15% of one’s financial success…

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Book Notes: Extreme Ownership

I have been a big fan of Jocko Willink for awhile now listening to his podcast regularly and reading a couple of his books. I recently went back and re-read this book and took some notes. I read it again because my work situation has changed and I am now in more of a “leadership” position. This book is full…

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Book Notes: The Comfort Crisis

Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self  https://www.amazon.com/Comfort-Crisis-Embrace-Discomfort-Reclaim/dp/B08LDX3TZ2/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1CTG351JICM59&dchild=1&keywords=the+comfort+crisis+audiobook&qid=1631650483&sr=8-1 I heard Michael Easter on the Joe Rogan Podcast and thought this book would be right up my alley. It didn’t disappoint. The story centres around the authors gruelling 33 day hunting trip in Alaska, all the discomforts he encounters along the way, and how the experience made him happier…

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Book Notes: ‘Flourish’ by Martin E P Seligman

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being “In this groundbreaking book, one of the world’s foremost academic psychologists- and founder of the Positive Psychology movement- offers a new theory on what makes people flourish and how to truly get the most out of life.” I heard someone recommend this book on a podcast I was listening to years…

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Movement Practice

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” – Carol Welch Why? As I am no spring chicken anymore, I noticed from my training that even though I may be still in OK shape and getting a bit stronger and fitter, I am not getting sorer and not moving well. An example is…

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