Topic: Lead like a SEAL
Guest: Carlos Mendez, Consultant & Instructor, Echelon Front
In this episode we discuss:
Carlos' background and how he came to join Echelon Front
How the principles in the book "Extreme Ownership" apply across all industries
The fact that leadership is a skill owners and managers responsible for teaching to their team
How SEALS are trained to lead and how that translates to the business world
How to handle under performers
How middle managers can handle decisions they don't agree with
Fostering an environment of leading up the chain of command
The importance of a debrief
The concept of iterative decision making
Book: "Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALS Lead and Win" by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Book: "Leadership Strategy and Tactics" by Jocko Willink
Book: "The Dichotomy of Leadership" by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
Notable: "If you deal with other human beings, you're in a leadership position." —Carlos Mendez, Echelon Front
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