by Jocko Willink
Release date: April 17, 2020
How can you best strive to become an Eminently Qualified Human? How will you hold yourself to the highest possible standard in life? How do you become a better father, mother, husband, wife, son, daughter, public servant, role model, and leader? The answer: through Unmitigated Daily Discipline in all things.
But The Path is difficult, even impossible if you do not understand what standards to aspire to or how to hold yourself accountable during the journey. With The Code. The Evaluation. The Protocols. retired Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author, Jocko Willink provides readers with the essential handbook for grading performance across all of life’s responsibilities, including health, physical fitness, personal conduct, professional conduct, character, leadership, relationships, finance and emergency preparedness.
• CLEAR STRATEGIES to prepare you for your own personal journey toward becoming an Eminently Qualified Human
• STRAIGHT-FORWARD TACTICS to prepare your body, mind, and attitude for whatever life throws at you—whether it’s a desire for self-optimization or a need to deal with personal loss, financial hardship, or unexpected tragedies and disasters
• POWERFUL TOOLS to create honest self-evaluation across every behavior, every action, and every personal goal, both for the short term and the long term
• UNIVERSAL SOLUTIONS that can be applied to anyone, regardless of age, health, status, or gender
This is not about self-help life hacks. This is a book about standards. Standards you set for yourself. Standards you knowingly may never achieve but strive to reach regardless. The reality is, it’s impossible to measure up to the highest standards in life. No one can truly become an Eminently Qualified Human, but should you be satisfied with just “getting by?” Should underachieving be an option in life? If you fall short of your goals today should you give up on them tomorrow? No. You should grab ahold of The Code. The Evaluation. The Protocols and get on The Path of Unmitigated Daily Discipline in all things.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
JOCKO WILLINK is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, author of the book Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he is a leadership instructor, speaker, and executive coach. Jocko spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer.
As commander of SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the "Ready First" Brigade of the US Army's First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War.
Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield.
During his career, Jocko was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards. In 2010, Jocko retired from the Navy and launched Echelon Front where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Clients include individuals, teams, companies, and organizations across a wide-range of industries and fields.