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Leif Babin and Jocko Willink served together as U.S. Navy Seal officers in SEAL Team Three's Task Bruiser Unit. They fought in some of the fiercest, sustained urban combat in SEAL history. Their service in the Battle of Ramadi resulted in their task unit becoming the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War.
Babin and Willink believe that the Navy SEAL combat leadership principles translate to business life. They believe "combat is reflective of life, only amplified and intensified." Their powerful, transferable concepts are captured in their best-selling book, "Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win."
One of their most powerful principles is "The leader is truly and ultimately responsible for everything. This is the fundamental core of extreme ownership and what constitutes an effective leader. The leader must own everything in his or her world. There is no one else to blame. The leader must acknowledge mistakes and admit failures, take ownership of them, and develop a plan to win."
According to the authors, that "Extreme Ownership" winning plan includes: