Extreme Ownership - How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win - A Comprehensive Summary
PART 1: HOW TO WIN THE WAR WITHIN
The first chapter of the book is about how to win the war within us. When something is not right, most people react in a way that they put their blame on someone (or something) else. Many people tend to create a list of excuses so they can turn our backs on failures. We often hide our imperfections. Others must not see that we are weak or that we failed.
The bad thing about this kind of life is that if we allow ourselves to keep making these excuses, we will never be good and effective leaders. Hiding our mistakes prevents us from seeing them as they are and facing them. Thus, when we hide our mistakes and flaws, we are actually preventing ourselves from learning how to become a good and effective leader.
The author states that at the heart of leadership is extreme ownership. Extreme ownership means that a person is truly and ultimately responsible for everything that happens during his guidance and control. Extreme ownership does not mean only taking responsibility for person’s job. It also means full ownership of every factor involved, which eventually leads to the outcome.
Taking full responsibility is not an issue if it resulted in victory. We want to receive praise for a job well done. This is something that all of want to hear all the time. However, not...
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