69. How to Pool Resources and Mitigate Risk with Jocko Willink
“We want to fail early, and we want to fail often. But more importantly, we want to fail small. So how do we fail small? It’s by not over-committing to things that we don’t fully understand.” – Jocko Willink
On this episode of The Leadership Locker, podcaster and Echelon Front CEO Jocko Willink discusses pooling resources and mitigating risk. Listen as Jocko and Rich discuss leadership, patience, and how to avoid blind spots in business.
Jocko Willink is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, Dichotomy of Leadership, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Jocko spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer.
Upon retiring from the Navy, Jocko co-founded Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company, where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Jocko also authored the Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual, a New York Times Bestseller, and the best-selling Way of the Warrior Kid children’s book series.